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Mr VAR: Iheanacho adopts new nickname

Leicester City striker, Kelechi Iheanacho, has said he should now be addressed as ‘Mr VAR’ after his scoring his a goal against Everton on Sunday.

Okay.ng understands that Iheanacho’s goal was earlier declared as off-side by the referee of the match, however, when the VAR was checked it turned out to be on-side which ended the game 2-1 over Everton.

Iheanacho, in an interview with SkySport, said he should now be called ‘Mr VAR’ after the dramatic goal for his side.

“I’ve been waiting for this opportunity. I knew one day it’s going to come. 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,” he said.

Promise Amadi

Amadi Promise is an Assistant Senior Editor at Okay Nigeria (Okay.ng) who handles Sports & Educational sections. He loves sharing what he knows and also learns from others. Promise is also an Android developer at Rad5 Tech Hub.
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