How Twitter reacted to Jamie Vardy’s record-breaking exploits

Hours before Tyson Fury shocked the boxing world in becoming the new heavyweight champion of the world, a Leicester City striker was completing his own version of a rags to riches story.

Jamie Vardy worked his way up from non league football to become the Premier League’s leading scorer with the Foxes, and broke the league’s consecutive scoring record when slotting past Manchester United to net in the 11th straight game.

Predictably, it was quite the topic of conversation on Twitter. Here’s the best of that reaction:

From one iconic Leicester goal scorer to another

Some thought the feat entitled Vardy to a bigger move

Others saw a different future

An exaggeration?

How times have changed

And finally, some comparisons to the England captain, who was subbed after another poor performance

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Matt Wiggins

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