Jamie Vardy: The Boy From Nowhere - The True Story of the Genius by Frank Worrall
Format : Paperback
ISBN-13 : 9781786061171
On 2nd May 2016, 5000-1 outsiders Leicester City were confirmed as winners of the Premier League, one of the greatest sporting shocks in history. This most momentous of victories was fuelled by the goals, determination and desire of one Jamie Richard Vardy, a man who only a few years previously had been stuck in non-league football. Too small to play, too slight to mix it, earning so little that he was being forced out of the game he loved, the odds of what was to follow could not have been longer. Yet after a meteoric rise through the football ranks, Jamie Vardy squared his shoulders against all the naysayers and set the Premier League on fire. By the time Christmas of 2015 rolled around, he had scored in 11 consecutive games, breaking Manchester United's Ruud van Nistelrooy s twelve year old record in the process, and Leicester were well on their way to the most stunning footballing campaign of all time. In The Boy From Nowhere, bestselling sports writer Frank Worrall traces the true story of how Jamie Vardy went from non-league journeyman to inspirational talisman for Premier League champions Leicester City. This is the incredible true story of Jamie Vardy, the boy who came from nowhere to the top of the world.