And the polarising decision review system again ensured the Nigerian international would be able to celebrate after he found the net to hand Leicester a valuable three points against Everton on Sunday.
After sprinting clear of the Toffees defence and finishing with aplomb past Jordan Pickford, Iheanacho’s left-footed effort was initially ruled offside before becoming the match-winning goal.
And after the game, the ecstatic former Manchester City front man demanded to be known as Mr VAR from now onwards.
“I have been waiting for this opportunity. I knew one day it’s going to come,” he told Sky Sports.
“I’m happy today to get the goal and assisting Jamie.
“You can call me Mr.VAR – I knew it was a goal. I was onside. Happy that VAR gave me it.”
Vardy scored for the sixth consecutive game, and took his league-leading tally to 13 in the process.
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