Footballer Peter Crouch has been spotted having the time of his life in the mosh pit during Kasabian’s performance at this year’s Isle of Wight festival.
Last night (June 22) the popular indie band took to the stage at the festival’s 50th anniversary event and the crowd loved it, especially Crouchy.
Back in 2006, Crouch proved he had moves when he showed off his robot dance celebrating his pre-2006 World Cup friendly goals against Hungary and Jamaica.
Let’s just revisit and appreciate those moments again:
Now, he’s shown he can let loose in a mosh pit, as videos show the Stoke City striker getting down to Kasabian at the festival.
As the band played their hit song Empire, Crouchy can be seen head banging and jumping around in the crowd, absolutely loving it!
A video posted by This Feeling was captioned:
Crouchy in the mosh pit, everybody’s lost it!
— This Feeling (@This_Feeling) June 23, 2018
Other festival attendees also spotted Crouch and were clearly thrilled to see him, sharing their excitement on Twitter.
Laurence Carolan was right next to the footballer and he shared another video of Crouch enjoying the gig writing:
Just been in a mosh pit at the front of a Kasabian gig with Peter Crouch. I’ve peaked. It’s all downhill from here.
You can watch the footage in the video below:
Speaking exclusively to UNILAD, Laurence explained how Crouchy even encouraged the crowd to get involved in a World Cup themed chant – supporting England of course.
Crouch was getting stuck in, in the crowd. Started off a ‘football’s coming home’ chant too! He went into the mosh pit further during Club Foot.
The man is a hero!
Yes he is Laurence. Yes he is.
Kasabian themselves even noticed Crouchy with singer Serge asking him to ‘get down low’:
— KasabianHQ (@KasabianHQ) June 22, 2018
Another Twitter user, by the name of Mitch Moylan, couldn’t believe his eyes when he spotted Crouch, writing:
Have I just seen Peter Crouch in the crowd at Isle of Wight festival during Kasabian? Heroic man!
Have I just seen Peter Crouch in the crowd at IOW festival during Kasabian? ? heroic man
— Mitch Moylan (@CTFCMITCH) June 22, 2018
While another person revealed their sister got stuck behind Crouch and didn’t even realise it was him:
My little sister posted this to Facebook earlier: ‘Just my luck to be stuck behind someone the size of Peter Crouch at a gig’. Turned out it actually was Peter Crouch.
My little sister posted this to Facebook earlier: "Just my luck to be stuck behind someone the size of Peter Crouch at a gig." Turned out it actually was Peter Crouch.
— Billybob69 (@WillieMcAlpine) June 22, 2018
Another person, Scott Brotherton, also showed Crouchy some respect, writing online:
So Peter Crouch is spending his summer moshing to Kasabian at Isle Of Wight. What a bloke!
So Peter Crouch is spending his summer moshing to Kasabian at Isle Of Wight. What a bloke ?? pic.twitter.com/MMIEGRD8WH
— Scott Brotherton (@ScottBrothertn) June 22, 2018
Another tweeter said:
Singing Three Lions with Peter Crouch in the Kasabian crowd was definitely a highlight of last night.
Singing three lions with @petercrouch in the kasabian crowd was definitely a highlight of last night ?
— Callum Kent (@CalKenty) June 23, 2018
Crouch just so happens to be quite the Kasabian fan – this isn’t the first time he’s been spotted at one of their gigs.
In December last year, the band’s guitarist, Serge, pulled the striker in for a hug after noticing him in the crowd at one of their O2 Arena gigs.
In 2014 Crouch was even seen celebrating Stoke City’s 3-2 win against Arsenal by crowdsurfing at Kasabian’s concert in London.
It’s no surprise the band thanked the footballer, and his wife Abbey Clancy, during their acceptance speech when they picked up their award for Best British Band at the NME Awards 2015.
You keep doing you Crouchy and never change!
Emily Murray is a journalist at UNILAD. She graduated from the University of Leeds with a BA in English Literature and History before studying for a Masters in Journalism at the University of Salford. Emily has previously worked for the BBC, ITV and Trinity Mirror. When Emily isn’t writing about topics including mental health and entertainment, you can find her at the cinema which is her second home.