Peter Crouch has earned a place in history with his record-breaking tally of 51 headed goals in the Premier League securing him a coveted spot in the Guinness World Records 2018 annual.
The former Liverpool attacker scored his first goal in the Premier League in 2001 for Aston Villa, a header, surpassed Alan Shearer’s total of 46 headed goals in May 2015 and has since added a further five headed goals to his record-breaking tally.
Crouch earned himself 42 caps for England over a five year spell, scoring remarkable 22 goals. The 38-year-old’s last time out for national duty came in 2010.
Other record breaking footballers appearing in this Guinness World Records 2018 include:
Dele Alli (most nutmegs in one minute – 8)
Christian Benteke (fastest goal scored in a FIFA football World Cup qualifier – 8.1 seconds).
Joachim Löw (most games won by a coach with the same international football team)
Cristiano Ronaldo (most UEFA European Championship tournaments scored in by a player – 4)