Former Manchester united forward Ruud van Nistelrooy has congratulated Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy after the English striker equaled his 12-year record of scoring in 10 consecutive games in the English Premier league.

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vardy lllThe English international scored the Foxes’ first goal against Newcastle United on Saturday afternoon to etch his name alongside the Old Trafford great in the Premier League’s history books.

Van Nistelrooy who wished the 28-year old best wishes before Saturday’s match was quick to send his congratulatory remarks after the match via his social media account.

Th ex-Orange forward and current national team assistant manager tweeted.“Records are there to be broken, it has been a while but I want to congratulate Vardy for his latest achievement.”

Van Nistelrooy hit 150 goals in just 219 games for United, as well as being their all time European record goalscorer. He remains the fourth all time champions league top scorer with 56 goals.

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