New Delhi: Former Manchester United forward Ruud van Nistelrooy congratulated Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy for breaking his record on Saturday in the Premier League.
— Premier League (@premierleague) November 29, 2015
Ruud van Nistelrooy who had the record for scoring in 10 consecutive Premier League games, saw his record broken by Vardy who scored against Manchester United.
— Ruud van Nistelrooy (@RvN1776) November 28, 2015
Interestingly Nistelrooy played for United when he created the record and it was against his old team that Vardy broke the feat.
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Nistelrooy had achieved his record in 2003-04 season and it took 12 years to break that milestone.
Vardy has 14 goals so far, and is the leading scorer in the English top flight. Leicester were held by United 1-1 at home and stay at second place in the EPL table.
Several past and current players congratulated Vardy for his achievemnet.
@vardy7 congratulations Jamie outstanding achievement. Legendary stuff.
— Ian Wright (@IanWright0) November 28, 2015
— Andy King (@10_kingy) November 28, 2015
— Danny Simpson (@dannysimpson) November 28, 2015
Big congratulations @vardy7 huge achievement!!
— Gareth Bale (@GarethBale11) November 28, 2015
— Kyle Walker (@kylewalker2) November 28, 2015