First, Jimmy Bullard threw his hat into the ring to play Jamie Vardy in his upcoming movie biopic. Then, beyond all conceivable logic, Zac Efron's name began to crop up. And now, in a move that would convince us to finance the film ourselves, Will Ferrell has declared his intention to play the Sheffield-born striker.
Speaking to CNN during a Los Angeles FC event, the 49-year-old comedian spoke about his chances of starring in the movie:
"I could play him in his later, fatter years. So I'm happy to play Jamie then."
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