By Ollie Lewis For Mailonline
Published: 10:09 GMT, 26 March 2020 | Updated: 10:11 GMT, 26 March 2020
Peter Crouch has finally revealed the identity of the infamous 'Parched' on the latest episode of his podcast.
Fans of Crouch's popular BBC podcast That Peter Crouch Podcast have longed for the identity of 'Parched' to be revealed, with the former England international recalling fondly the infamous character earlier this year.
The nickname was a reference to a former team-mate who, rather than having a drinks break with the rest of the squad, would instead have a chat with the manager and coaching staff.
Peter Crouch has finally revealed the identity of the infamous 'Parched' on his podcast
'Parched' was a reference to a Stoke City player who would talk to the manager at drinks break
'There's one player that will remain nameless – I'm not saying the club, when I say remain nameless they always try to get it out me – we decided to call him Parched', Crouch said.
'When we were doing pre-season training it was intense, really intense, and after you've done your running or training everyone would go over for a drink, knackered, and drink loads of water. It was roasting hot, you'd done a