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"Jamie drinks pints and only eats pizza" - De Laet on Vardy’s diet

Thu 11 March 2021 | 18:09

The ex-Leicester player talked about his time at the Premier League side as he recalled the bizarre eating habits of his former teammates.

According to

Ritchie De Laet

,

Jamie Vardy

’s celebrations with

Leicester City

involved a lot of pint drinking and eating pizza admitting that Vardy and Marcin Wasilewski did a lot of “weird stuff”.

De Laet, who is currently a part

Royal Antwerp

’s squad, talked about Vardy’s eating habits, telling

Het Nieuwsblad

:

“The night before a game, Jamie drinks pints and only eats pizza.”

“For example, when he beat Ruud Van Nistelrooy’s record by scoring in 11 consecutive games; the night before, the bus driver bought us a bottle of port. We hid it in our hotel room.”

“I had a glass, and Jamie made sure to finish the rest of the bottle.”

In an interview with

Men’s Health

, Vardy also talked about his diet, saying:

"With a traditional 3pm Saturday kick-off, I'll have a can of Red Bull as soon as I wake up, which is gone in 30 seconds."

"I don't have breakfast and won't eat anything until I have a cheese and ham omelette with baked beans at 11.30am. I wash that down with another Red Bull, which I also neck quickly.”

"We get into the dressing room an hour and a half before kick-off, and I'll have a third can of Red Bull straight away."

Alongside Vardy’s odd diet, which seems to have played a major role in his beyond 200 career goals record, De Laet also recalled a time when he and Wasilewski went to a restaurant, adding:

"Marcin was really a very nice person. Unusual, but nice. The kind of guy you laugh with, but who does weird stuff."

"I remember going to eat with him in a very fancy restaurant. All of a sudden, he grabs his glass and literally bites into it, without flinching. He had pieces of glass all over the place, looks at me, and starts laughing. I didn't understand it at all. "

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