Vardy is like Van Basten – Ranieri

 Posted by at 12:59 AM
Feb 052016

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Jamie Vardy: Is this the goal of the season?

Jamie Vardy has been likened to Dutch legend Marco van Basten following his stunning strike against Liverpool.

The Leicester City frontman enhanced his growing reputation with a 30-yard shot that flew past Reds keeper Simon Mignolet on Tuesday.

It was the first of two goals for the England international in a 2-0 win.

Speaking ahead of Saturday’s match with Manchester City, Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri said the goal was “amazing – you can put him with Van Basten”.

Dutch great Van Basten scored some brilliant goals in his career, including a memorable volley against the USSR