Peter Crouch laughs at the awkward moment the England legend slips during a crossbar challenge live on TNT

PETER CROUCH was left red-faced after comically slipping while trying to shoot at Molineux on live television.

The popular former Liverpool striker is working as a pundit on his old club’s game at Wolves this lunchtime.

Peter Crouch was left red-faced at Molineux as he attempted the challenge on the crossbar


Peter Crouch was left red-faced at Molineux as he attempted the challenge on the crossbarPhoto credit: Getty

Crouch, 42, was joined on the TNT Sports panel by his former England team Joe Cole and the pair had the chance to show they still had some of their magic before the game.

Chelsea and West Ham legend Cole, 41, was the first to try the crossbar challenge on the Molineux pitch, with his shot going too low for the woodwork.

However, Crouch strode forward and slipped on his backside as his attempt narrowly missed the target.

The sight of the 1.80 meter tall star on the ground caused hysteria among his colleagues and the crowd behind the goal.

And the nervous Crouch then asked: “Who made me do that for heaven’s sake?”

Cole replied, “Exactly what TNT Sport wanted.”

“You know what,” Crouch replied. “That’s why you make me do these things. I’ll be a meme forever now! Absolute disgrace.”

Shortly after, TNT Sports brutally shared the footage on X, formerly known as Twitter.


And football fans were quick to rub more salt into the former Tottenham, Portsmouth and Stoke City icon’s wounds.

“Gorgeous. I love it,” one fan replied, with another adding: “Seems like Peter Crouch hasn’t kicked a football for a while.”

“Peter Crouch is an absolute blockbuster,” declared a fellow viewer.

Another tweeted: “A really good John Terry impression from Peter Crouch in the pre-game crossbar challenge.”

And another joked: “Peter Crouch stacks everything and takes a shot. It’s a long fall.”

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