Leicester City and England striker Jamie Vardy was recently rewarded with a brand new contract that saw his pay shoot up to £80,000 a week. To celebrate, he went out and bought a 2015 Bentley Continental GT.
The Foxes striker has been in red-hot form for his club this season, netting 19 Premier League goals already. The Englishman not only looks set to scoop the Golden Boot at the end of May, but also looks a dead cert for Euro ’16.
Vardy, who is well known for “having a party,” splashed out £168,000 on the Bentley Continental, and, clearly finding that he had a bit of cash to spare, also decided to get his own personalised number plate, too.
The plate ‘J9 VDY’ cost £250, which the Leicester striker probably found down the back of his sofa.
Why Do Footballers Love The Bentley Continental?
Jamie Vardy isn’t the only Premier League footballer to rock up to training in a Bentley.
Outlandish ex-Man City hot-head Mario Balotelli had a handful, including a garish “camouflage” coloured GT that looked more at home in a war zone.
Chelsea’s goal scoring hero in Paris last night Jon Obi Mikel owned the a 2008 high-performance edition. His teammate John Terry has also been known to be partial to the odd one whenever money is tight, and the McLaren F1 is just out of reach.
Footballers are no doubt attracted to the car’s numbers; it can reach incredible speeds of up to 198mph, whilst its powerful 4.0 litre V8 engine offers plenty of thunder.
It’s a super car with an elegant heritage that has pace, prowess, dynamism and power.
It basically sounds like a Premier League footballer.
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