Vardy broke Ruud Van Nistelrooy’s long-standing record by scoring in 11 consecutive league matches this season. The man has gone from non-league team to playing for England and is a fan favourite.
A petition from PredictTheSix.com has promised to throw £10,000 (R227 000) behind building the statue of Vardy should they receive a 1,000 signatures.
They currently have 516 signatures and have notified the club of their intentions.
“We want to ensure that Vardy’s record-breaking accomplishments don’t go unnoticed for generations to come and we’re worried that without a huge, bronze statue of someone so influential outside his home, this may become the case,” the petition says.