Crouch states that for a while he believed that I knew the secret of the success of the then promising Welsh extreme and that he tried to copy the method to get to perform just as well as Bale in Tottenham. “I saw Gareth run up and down in the Tottenham and shatter Maicon against Inter and I said to myself: ‘As it does?’. Then I started to notice and I didn’t go to the gym and I only ate beans with toast, so I started doing the same, but I guess some beans have more magic than others“, says the forward, retired last summer.Crouch’s method did not give him the best results but, to his surprise, the striker eventually found that Bale was not the only one who resorted to Magic beans. “Talk to Paul Scholes recently and I asked him what his pre-game meal was and he replied: “Beans with toast,” said a wonderful Crouch. Peter Crouch He was a companion of Gareth Bale in the ranks of Tottenham before one left to Stoke and the Welshman will end up in the Real Madrid. The English striker has granted an interview on FourFourTwo in which he reveals quite surprising details of his relationship with the white soccer player.