Stars take to social media to congratulate record-breaking Jamie Vardy

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first_img The former United striker’s record had stood since 2003, but it was broken by the England’s striker’s first-half drive. Here, Press Association Sport takes a look at some of the best Twitter reaction. All-time leading Premier League goalscorer Alan Shearer (@alanshearer): “Congratulations @vardy7 what a magnificent achievement!!! #11inarow” Leicester favourite and former striker Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker): “Vardy! He scores when he wants.” Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand (rioferdy5): “Congratulations to Mr Vardy….what a story…always believe kids…it’s never too late.” Vardy’s fellow England international Kyle Walker (@kylewalker): “Take a bow @vardy7 #recordbreaker #Sheffield” Former England manager Glenn Hoddle (@GlennHoddle): “What a super goal from Leicester for Vardy s record breaking goal. Well done J. V .” Another former Leicester striker, Alan Smith (9smudge): “Absolutely delighted for @vardy7. A record to cherish for the rest of his life #LCFC” It was not just the world of football that was delighted to see the Foxes striker break the record. England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler (josbuttler): “He’s only gone and done it! #Vardy” Olympic gold medallist Greg Rutherford (@gregjrutherford): “What a dream day for Jamie Vardy. Incredible story and rise to success. Massive well done.” And finally, the man whose record was broken was gracious in seeing his 12-year record disappear. Van Nistelrooy (@RvN1776) offered his congratulations to Vardy, tweeting: “Well done vardy7! You’re number one now and you deserved it. #11inarow.” Press Association Jamie Vardy broke Ruud van Nistelrooy’s Barclays Premier League goalscoring record by netting for an 11th consecutive game in the match against Manchester United.last_img

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