Jamie Vardy fever has taken the UK by storm – even in Wayne Rooney’s house.
Vardy scored his second goal for England in as many games tonight, adding to his strike against Germany on Saturday night by finishing off an impressive team move against Holland at Wembley.
The Leicester striker’s brilliant form for the Foxes has seen the club climb their way to the top of the Premier League – and look on the brink of claiming their first-ever top-flight English title.
Fans all over the country, no matter their team, have been taken in by Vardy’s fairytale season, and now we know that his form translates into international football, Rooney has confirmed that even his son Kai is a fully paid-up members of the Jamie Vardy fan club:
Rooney: My lad asked me to get an England kit with Vardy on the back! https://t.co/Tx3bE2nI6x
— ITV Football (@itvfootball) March 29, 2016
Rooney was speaking in his role as a pundit for tonight’s match on ITV, and despite seeing his place under threat from the likes of Vardy and Harry Kane, the Man United skipper made the funny admission.