Jamie Vardy slammed for saying he needs a giraffe or penguin as a pet


LEICESTER Metropolis striker Jamie Vardy has been slammed by animal rights campaigners for saying he wished 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 attempting to purchase a penguin to have within the backyard.

“I’ve not bought one. Nonetheless, I discovered tips on how 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 prison earnings.

Jamie Vardy's V9 Academy forced to scrap camp in 2020 due to lack of fundsJamie Vardy has a kickabout with his family before he flies to Russia

“It’s the animals paying the worth.”

Dad-of-five Vardy, 35, already owns 4 dogs and 11 chickens.

Foxes star Vardy has been warned against buying an exotic pet


Foxes star Vardy has been warned in opposition to shopping for an unique petCredit score: Getty


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