LEICESTER Metropolis striker Jamie Vardy has been slammed by animal rights campaigners for saying he needed to purchase a penguin or giraffe as a pet.
The ex-England ace mentioned he was taken in by the black-and-white Antarctic waddlers’ “cuteness”.
Animal rights campaigners have slammed Jamie Vardy’s plan to purchase an unique petCredit score: PA
He added: “It sounds unusual however I regarded up making an attempt to purchase a penguin to have within the backyard.
“I’ve not bought one. Nonetheless, I discovered the way to purchase a giraffe and all kinds of animals.”
However Peta mentioned retaining penguins as pets is merciless and Vardy “absolutely is aware of they aren’t playthings or backyard ornaments”.
The charity’s Elisa Allen added: “The sale of unique animals is likely one of the world’s largest sources of felony earnings.
“It’s the animals paying the value.”
Dad-of-five Vardy, 35, already owns 4 dogs and 11 chickens.
Foxes star Vardy has been warned towards shopping for an unique petCredit score: Getty