OUT of contract Burnley forward Peter Crouch has announced the birth of a son with his wife Abbey Clancy.

The footballer joked about the name of the newborn, referencing Liverpool's Champions League final goalscorer Divock Origi.

He posted on Twitter: "Our beautiful baby boy was born Monday 3rd June mother and baby Divock Samrat Crouch are doing well."

Crouch also referenced his favourite Indian restaurant in the Samrat.

He followed up his tweet saying that the name had not yet been decided.

He wrote: "Our boy is beautiful the name is still to be clarified unfortunately Abs not going for Divock Samrat."

Footballer Charlie Adam was among those congratulating the couple.

He tweeted: "Congratulations to the family big man."

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