Premiership striker Peter Crouch’s banter with Ipswich Town fan has Twitter-users ‘in stitches’

Peter Crouch's response to Ipswich Town fan Matthew Hazelton

Peter Crouch's response to Ipswich Town fan Matthew Hazelton - Credit: Archant

Premiership football star Peter Crouch has had an amusing exchange with an ITFC fan on Twitter – after being mocked for his looks and goal scoring prowess.

Ipswich Town fan Matthew Hazelton tweeted the Stoke striker: “I was working in Burger King when @petercrouch asked me for 2 whoppers.

“I said “okay, you’re handsome & you’ll score 20 goals this season.”

But the 6ft 7ins forward, who has more than 280,000 followers on the social network, didn’t let the joke rest, tweeting back: “Yes Matthew. Your biog says you like dr who , lord of the rings and country walks . Next time I’m in the switch lets hook up.”

Crouch has made a name for himself on Twitter in recent years for his sharp-witted banter.

His recent Tweet has already been shared more than 800 times and liked by more than 3,800 people.

Tweeters have also had their say on the exchange.

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Replying to the tweet, @BumperGraham said: “You can’t troll the nicest guy in football, with the most beautiful wife and family, it just can’t be done, @petercrouch you are a class act

@webdevjsj said: “Both tweets had me in stitches fair play. Good banter”

@bailldogg added: “Sure it wasn’t KFC cos that’s a Zinger”

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