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Tuesday 25 April 2017

Jamie Vardy's wife Rebekah reveals reason for her husband's black eye

England's Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring England's second goal
England's Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring England's second goal
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

The mystery surrounding the black eye Jamie Vardy was sporting during yesterday's 2-0 win over Lithuania has been solved.

Vardy reverted to the bench for the game and watched as 34-year-old Jermaine Defoe rolled back the years to give Gareth Southgate's side the lead.

Defoe was withdrawn with 30 minutes remaining as England looked to put the game to bed against spirited Lithuania.

His replacement Vardy did just that six minutes after his introduction, completing a comfortable World Cup qualifying win that keeps England in control of Group F.

Most observers were quick to point out that the Leicester striker appeared to be suffering from a black eye.

After being sent a few queries on Twitter, Vardy's wife Rebekah revealed the culprit: "A ball."

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