Jamie Vardy

Football Player (1987 – )

Jamie Vardy known as Jamie Richard Vardy is an English football player who plays as a striker of the English National Team and Leicester city. He begins playing soccer since his school days. Hailing from Sheffield, England he started his Youth Career in 2002 from Sheffield Wednesday and was shifted to Stocksbridge Park Steels at the age of sixteen when being released from Sheffield Wednesday. He plays for the main position of Centre Forward. He features a high goal rate and a direct approach and additionally creates possibilities for his teammates.

Early Life, Childhood, and Education

Jamie Vardy was born on 11th Jan 1987 in Sheffield, England in a very lower-middle-class family. He was a son of Richard Gill and Lisa Vardy. His father was a crane driver whereas his mother worked as a legal secretary. Jamie doesn’t found his interest in academics and spends most of his time enjoying soccer. once Jamie turned sixteen, he thought of joining the local football groups, therefore, he joined the local team Sheffield Wednesday however was rejected for not being adequate. after the rejection, Jamie decided to give up on his dreams of being a professional player. As his family wasn’t so well good he set to pay his bills and kept practicing his upon his skills within the free time. He improved his performance and got admission to the team finally.

Professional Life and Career

F.C Halifax Town (2010-12)

In June 2010, Vardy signed for F.C. Halifax town for a fee of £15,000. He made his debut on 21 August 2010 within the home match against Buxton, scoring the winning goal in an exceedingly match that finished 2–1 to his new club. Vardy had a successful 1st season with “the Shaymen” finishing because the club’s top goalscorer with twenty five goals from thirty seven appearances and being voted the Player’s Player of the Season. For the 2010–11 season, his goals helped secure the Northern Premier League Premier Division title. Vardy started the 2011–12 season with Halifax and scored three goals within the opening 4 matches of the season.

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Fleetwood Town (2011-12)

Vardy signed for Conference Premier Club Fleetwood town once over of F.C. Halifax. On the day of joining solely, he created his debut and scored his initial goal for the club in the third appearance within which he scored double. He scored 2 goals against Gates head at highway stadium. Vardy was given a straight red card on 20 Sep. He was then enclosed within the fa cup likewise and on 12 Nov, he scored the second goal. In every of his six appearances, he altogether scored ten goals and from that, he additionally won the Conference Premier Player of the Month. He was the highest scorer within the Conference Premier due to his thirty one League goals.

Leicester City (2012 – Till now)

In 2012-2013 seasons, On 17 May 2012, Vardy signed Championship club Leicester City. On a subsequent day, solely ha again signed a three-year contract till June 2015. He created his debut for the club on 14 Aug against Torquay United during which he made a final goal and won by 4-0. after four days he created his league debut during which their team won by 2-0 against Peterborough United at King Power stadium.

Jamie Vardy

In 2013-2014 seasons he established himself as the prolific scorer. He scored and won a penalty and won by 4-1 on 10 Jan 2014 against derby County and again reframed their position in Championship. He scored sixteen league goals and was awarded as Leicester’s Players Player of the season at the club.
In 2014-2015 seasons Vardy extended his contract till summer 2018. He created his debut of Premier League on 31 august 2014. He additionally became the man of the match by scoring his 1st premier league goal. Jamie played ninety minutes only and his team won on 11 Apr 2015. Vardy created spectacular goals and was nominated for the Premier League Player of the Month award.

In 2015-2016 seasons Vardy started the season by scoring a goal at home against Sunderland on 8 august 2015. He created seven league goals for the club. Vardy became the primary player within the premiership to score 9 goals in an exceedingly single season. For Oct 2015 he was Premier League Player of the Month, the first Leicester player to be given the award. Following the goal scoring exploits, he was once more named as the Premier League Player of the Month for Nov. He was additionally presented with a certificate from Guinness record for his achievements. He once more signed a brand new contract to stay him within the club. Vardy additionally score twenty goals within the top division of English soccer that resulted to secure the qualification to the UEFA Championships League for the first time in Leicester’s history.

Jamie was the second-highest scorer within the Premier League with twenty four League goals for the 2015-2016 seasons. He was one in all the 4 Leicester players within the PFA Team of the Year and was additionally named the FWA footballer of the Year and in 2016 Barclays Premier League Player of the Season.

In 2016-2017 seasons Leicester offered him improved terms and after 20 days he in agreement to sign a brand new four-year deal and on return, he was kept in UEFA euro 2016. On 22 Feb he scored his 1st UEFA Champions League goal.

In 2017-2018 Vardy commenced his sixth season at the club on 11 Aug 2017 by netting 2 goals within the 4–3 away loss to Arsenal in the opening day of 2017–18 Premier League. Afterward 19 Dec 2017, Vardy scored a 97th-minute equalizer with a penalty kick within the EFL Cup quarter-final match against Manchester City to tie the game 1–1. the game, later on, went to penalty shootouts wherever Vardy together with Riyad Mahrez was the sole players to miss their attempts as Leicester lost 3–4. By netting a brace within the final day of the season, a 5–4 away defeat by Tottenham Hotspur, Vardy reached 20 goal landmark within the Premier League for the second time in his career. Overall, he made forty two appearances in all competitions, scoring twenty three times as Leicester finished the Premier League in ninth place.

In 2018-2019, Vardy signed a brand new four-year deal at Leicester, keeping him at the club till 2022, when he will be thirty five. Vardy started the season as a substitute, scoring a 92nd-minute consolation goal within the 2–1 away defeat to Manchester United on the gap match of the season. On 9 March 2019, Vardy scored his a hundredth goal for Leicester, scoring 2 goals in an exceedingly 3–1 home win over Fulham.

In 2019-2020, On 25 Oct 2019, Vardy scored a hat-trick in an exceedingly 9–0 away win against Southampton.

International Career

Jamie Vardy made his international debut on 7th June against the Republic of Ireland as a substitute for Captain Wayne Rooney in seventy fifth minute, which ended in a scoreless draw. Vardy was included within the beginning Line-up against San Marini and Switzerland in UEFA euro 2016 qualifiers.
Vardy scored his 1st international goal for England against World Cup 2014 winner Germany on twenty sixth March 2016 and scored his second goal against Netherland with a 2-1 defeat. He was additionally included within the England National Team squad taking part in FIFA World Cup 2018 edition.


Jamie married Rebekah Nicholson on May 2016 after a long-term dating. The couple is blessed with 2 daughters named Sofia and Ella. His wedding was slightly debatable as he didn’t invite his family members to his wedding.

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Salary and Net Worth

Jamie has a net worth of $12 million USD and receives a monthly salary of £7,280,000.

Body Measurements

He has a height of 5 ft 10 inches and weighs 74 kg. Furthermore, he has a pair of dark blues eyes and brown hair. Besides this, there is not any information regarding his other body measurements.

Jamie Vardy’s Biography Facts

Full Name:Jamie Vardy
Age:33 years
Birth Date:January 11, 1987
Birth Place:Sheffield, United Kingdom
Net Worth:$12 Million
Height / How tall :5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)
Profession:Football Player
Father’s Name:Richard Gill
Mother’s Name:Lisa Vardy
Weight:74 Kg
Hair Color:Brown
Eye Color:Dark Blue
Partner Name:Rebekah Vardy
  1. Sofia Vardy (Daughter)
  2. Ella Vardy (Daughter)
Current Team:Leicester City
Playing Position:Striker
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