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250,000 hail Leicester City's title-winning heroes

Published 16/05/2016

Leicester City's team celebrate on the bus as fans look on during the open top bus parade through the city centre
Leicester City's team celebrate on the bus as fans look on during the open top bus parade through the city centre
As many as 100,000 fans are due to salute Leicester City during an open-top bus tour

More than 250,000 fans have saluted Leicester's title-winning footballers amid "unbelievable" scenes during an open-top bus tour celebrating their Premier League triumph.

Manager Claudio Ranieri, struggling to be heard amid the cheering crowds, called the scenes "special" and thanked supporters, saying "all the city is here".

Star striker Jamie Vardy also heralded the team's "unbelievable achievement", as fans chanted "Campiones!" in streets decked out in the Foxes' colours of blue and white.

Leicester captain Wes Morgan and his team-mates set off from a packed Jubilee Square with the trophy - just two years after a similar parade to celebrate the side's promotion to the top flight, and only a year after they were nearly relegated.

Ranked as 5,000-1 outsiders by some bookmakers at the start of the season, Leicester clinched the title two weeks ago and finished the 2015/16 campaign 10 points ahead of second-placed Arsenal.

A party atmosphere had been building all day as supporters gathered to laud the remarkable achievements of football's "miracle team".

Scarf-waving revellers crowded into every thoroughfare along the parade route.

Speaking to Sky Sports News on the upper deck of the bus, Ranieri said: "It's unbelievable. All the city is here. It's something special.

"I think this is because the team won but also played with heart and soul and the people understood this.

"I can only say thank you to all the people."

The Buses carrying the Leicester squad and trophy make their way through the the streets during the Leicester City Barclays Premier League winners bus parade on May 16, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
The Buses carrying the Leicester squad and trophy make their way through the the streets during the Leicester City Barclays Premier League winners bus parade on May 16, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 16: (L-R) Claudio Ranieri Manager of Leicester City and captain Wes Morgan of Leicester City show the trophy to the fans during the Leicester City Barclays Premier League winners bus parade on May 16, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Cheerleaders entertain the crowd prior to the Leicester City Barclays Premier League winners bus parade on May 16, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 16: A general view of the celebration stage during the Leicester City Barclays Premier League winners bus parade on May 16, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)
Leicester City's English captain and defender Wes Morgan Leicester City's Thai owner and chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha (C right) holds up the Premier league trophy to fans as the Leicester City team celebrate in Victoria Park, after taking part in an open-top bus parade through Leicester, to celebrate winning the Premier League title on May 16, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNISADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
Leicester City's Danny Simpson holds his leg on stage at Victoria Park after the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire
*ALTERNATE CROP* Leicester City fans celebrate with the team in Victoria Park after the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Tim Goode/PA Wire
Leicester City's Jamie Vardy on stage at Victoria Park after the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri with the trophy alongside Chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha (right) and vice-chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha (left) on stage at Victoria Park during the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire
Leicester City's Danny Simpson is presented on stage at Victoria Park during the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire
Leicester City fans celebrate in Victoria Park during the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Tim Goode/PA Wire
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 16: Fans gather prior to the Leicester City Barclays Premier League winners bus parade on May 16, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Leicester City cheerleaders on stage at Victoria Park during the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri and captain Wes Morgan with the trophy on stage at Victoria Park after the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire
Fans line the route during the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Joe Giddens/PA Wire
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 16: The Buses carrying the Leicester squad and trophy make their way through the the streets during the Leicester City Barclays Premier League winners bus parade on May 16, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 16: Cheerleaders entertain the crowd during the Leicester City Barclays Premier League winners bus parade on May 16, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Leicester City's team celebrate on the bus during the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Mike Egerton/PA Wire
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 16: The Buses carrying the Leicester squad and trophy make their way through the the streets during the Leicester City Barclays Premier League winners bus parade on May 16, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
(L-R) Leicester City's English defender Wes Morgan, Leicester City's Danish goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, Leicester City's Algerian midfielder Riyad Mahrez, Leicester City's Italian manager Claudio Ranieri, Leicester City's English midfielder Danny Drinkwater, Leicester City's Argentinian striker Leonardo Ulloa and Leicester City's German defender Robert Huth stand with the Premier league trophy as the Leicester City team take part in an open-top bus parade through Leicester to celebrate winning the Premier League title on May 16, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRKGLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
Leicester City's team celebrate on the bus during the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Mike Egerton/PA Wire
Leicester City fans during the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Nigel French/PA Wire
Leicester City's team on the bus as fans look on during the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Nigel French/PA Wire
Leicester City's team on the bus as fans look on during the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Nigel French/PA Wire
Leicester City's Italian manager Claudio Ranieri (C) stands with the Premier league trophy as the Leicester City team take part in an open-top bus parade through Leicester to celebrate winning the Premier League title on May 16, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRKGLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
An aerial view of the Leicester City open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Joe Giddens/PA Wire
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 16: The Buses carrying the Leicester squad and trophy makes it's way through the the streets during the Leicester City Barclays Premier League winners bus parade on May 16, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
An aerial view of the Leicester City open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Joe Giddens/PA Wire
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 16: Balloons are released prior to the Leicester City Barclays Premier League winners bus parade on May 16, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 16: Fans gather on the streets prior to the Leicester City Barclays Premier League winners bus parade on May 16, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 16: Jubilant fans gather on the streets prior to the Leicester City Barclays Premier League winners bus parade on May 16, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Leicester fans pose with a stuffed fox on arrival in Victoria park to celebrate Leicester City winnning the Premier League title on May 16, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNISADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
Leicester fans arrive in Victoria park to celebrate Leicester City winnning the Premier League title on May 16, 2015. / AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNISADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 16: Fans gather prior to the Leicester City Barclays Premier League winners bus parade on May 16, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Entertainment in Victoria Park ahead of the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 16: Young fans gather prior to the Leicester City Barclays Premier League winners bus parade on May 16, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 16: Cheerleaders entertain the crowd prior to the Leicester City Barclays Premier League winners bus parade on May 16, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Leicester City fans show their support for their side ahead of the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. during the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Mike Egerton/PA Wire
Leicester City fans show their support for their side ahead of the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. during the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Mike Egerton/PA Wire
Leicester City fans line the route ahead of the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Nigel French/PA Wire
A Leicester City fan with a mask of manager Claudio Ranieri before the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Nigel French/PA Wire
Leicester City fans line the route ahead of the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Nigel French/PA Wire
Leicester fans line the route as they wait for the Leicester team to take part in an open-top bus parade through Leicester to celebrate winnning the Premier League title on May 16, 2015. / AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRKGLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
Leicester fans arrive in Victoria park to celebrate Leicester City winnning the Premier League title on May 16, 2015. / AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNISADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
Leicester fans line the route as they wait for the Leicester team to take part in an open-top bus parade through Leicester to celebrate winnning the Premier League title on May 16, 2015. / AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRKGLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 16: Fans gather on the streets prior to the Leicester City Barclays Premier League winners bus parade on May 16, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 16: Young fans gather on the streets prior to the Leicester City Barclays Premier League winners bus parade on May 16, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 16: Jubilant fans gather on the streets prior to the Leicester City Barclays Premier League winners bus parade on May 16, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 16: Jubilant fans gather on the streets prior to the Leicester City Barclays Premier League winners bus parade on May 16, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
A local trader sells Trophy Balloons ahead of the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Mike Egerton/PA Wire
A general view of the The Cookie Kitchen as they prepare for today's open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Mike Egerton/PA Wire
A market trader with flags and scarves near the Clock Tower ahead of the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire
Leicester City fans are in position early ahead of the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 15: Riyad Mahrez of Leicester City and Baba Rahman of Chelsea compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Stamford Bridge on May 15, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
A local trader sells Trophy Balloons near the Clock Tower ahead of the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Tim Goode/PA Wire
Leicester City celebrate their league win.
Singer Andrea Bocelli waves to supporters on the pitch along with Claudio Ranieri Manager of Leicester City prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Leicester City's Italian manager Claudio Ranieri (C) holds up the Premier league trophy after winning the league and the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
Leicester City's Italian manager Claudio Ranieri (C) holds up the Premier league trophy after winning the league and the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
Leicester City's Italian manager Claudio Ranieri (C) and Leicester City's English defender Wes Morgan hold up the Premier league trophy after winning the league and the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Claudio Ranieri Manager of Leicester City lifts the Premier League Trophy as players celebrate the season champions after the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Captain Wes Morgan, owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, his son Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha and players celebrate the season champions with the Premier League Trophy after the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Captain Wes Morgan of Leicester City lifts the Premier League Trophy as players and staffs celebrate the season champions after the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Captain Wes Morgan and manager Claudio Ranieri of Leicester City lift the Premier League Trophy as players and staffs celebrate the season champions after the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Captain Wes Morgan and manager Claudio Ranieri of Leicester City lift the Premier League Trophy after the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Leicester City fans hold up a foam trophy outside the King Power Stadium in Leicester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 7, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Simon Cooper/PA Wire.
A Leicester City fan holds a banner that reads 'A trophy earned not bought' outside the King Power Stadium in Leicester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 7, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Simon Cooper/PA Wire.
The giant mural of Leicester City's Italian manager Claudio Ranieri, created by artist Richard Wilson is pictured in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. Leicester City, who were 5,000/1 rank outsiders in pre-season, will receive the Premier League trophy after Saturday's final home game of the season against Everton. / AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY MENTION OF THE ARTIST UPON PUBLICATION - TO ILLUSTRATE THE EVENT AS SPECIFIED IN THE CAPTIONGLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
Leicester City fans celebrate outside the King Power Stadium in Leicester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 7, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Simon Cooper/PA Wire.
Leicester City fans celebrate outside the King Power Stadium in Leicester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 7, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Simon Cooper/PA Wire.
A Leicester City FC fan celebrates a goal during a live screening of the Leicester vs Everton match at King Power headquarters in Bangkok on May 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / LILLIAN SUWANRUMPHALILLIAN SUWANRUMPHA/AFP/Getty Images
Leicester City fans celebrate with an Italy flag outside the King Power Stadium in Leicester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 7, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Simon Cooper/PA Wire.
Leicester City fans celebrate with an Italian banner outside the King Power Stadium in Leicester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 7, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Simon Cooper/PA Wire.
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Jamie Vardy (3rd L) of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)***BESTPIX***
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: A general view during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
A Leicester City fan holds up a banner outside the King Power Stadium in Leicester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 7, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Simon Cooper/PA Wire.
World snooker champion Mark Selby with his trophy and Leicester City mascot Filbert Fox during the Barclays Premier League match at the King Power Stadium, Leicester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 7, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Marc Albrighton of Leicester City reacts after missing a chance during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Andy King of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Leicester City supporters hold banners to honour Shinji Okazaki during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Leicester City's Welsh midfielder Andy King (R) celebrates after scoring during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
Leicester City's Algerian midfielder Riyad Mahrez (C) holds up the Premier league trophy after winning the league and the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha (2L) jokes with Leicester City's English defender Wes Morgan (C) as Leicester players celebrate with Leicester City's Thai chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha (C-R) with the Premier league trophy after winning the league and the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
Leicester City's Italian manager Claudio Ranieri (C) and Leicester City's English defender Wes Morgan hold up the Premier league trophy after winning the league and the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
A Leicester City FC fan celebrates during a live screening of the Leicester vs Everton match at King Power headquarters in Bangkok on May 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / LILLIAN SUWANRUMPHALILLIAN SUWANRUMPHA/AFP/Getty Images
Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel lifts the trophy as the team celebrate winning the Barclays Premier League, after the match at the King Power Stadium, Leicester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 7, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.
Leicester City captain Wes Morgan and manager Claudio Ranieri lift the trophy as the team celebrate winning the Barclays Premier League, after the match at the King Power Stadium, Leicester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 7, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.
Leicester City players celebrate winning the Barclays Premier League, after the match at the King Power Stadium, Leicester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 7, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.
Leicester City captain Wes Morgan and manager Claudio Ranieri lift the trophy as the team celebrate winning the Barclays Premier League, after the match at the King Power Stadium, Leicester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 7, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.
Leicester City's Daniel Drinkwater lifts the trophy as the team celebrate winning the Barclays Premier League, after the match at the King Power Stadium, Leicester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 7, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.
Leicester City captain Wes Morgan and manager Claudio Ranieri lift the trophy as the team celebrate winning the Barclays Premier League, after the match at the King Power Stadium, Leicester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 7, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.
Leicester City's Italian manager Claudio Ranieri (C) and Leicester City's English defender Wes Morgan hold up the Premier league trophy after winning the league and the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Leicester City players and staffs celebrate the season champions with the Premier League Trophy after the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Danny Drinkwater of Leicester City lifts the Premier League Trophy as players and staffs celebrate the season champions after the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Captain Wes Morgan and manager Claudio Ranieri of Leicester City lift the Premier League Trophy after the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Leicester City players and staffs celebrate the season champions with the Premier League Trophy after the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Leicester City's Italian manager Claudio Ranieri (L) and Leicester City's English defender Wes Morgan hold up the Premier league trophy after winning the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Jamie Vardy of Leicester City lifts the Premier League Trophy as players and staffs celebrate the season champions after the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Captain Wes Morgan of Leicester City lifts the Premier League Trophy as players and staffs celebrate the season champions after the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: A Leicester City supporter holds a shirt printed 'Champions 16' during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Andy King of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Leicester City supporters hold banners to honour Shinji Okazaki during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Leicester City's English striker Jamie Vardy (R) celebrates with Leicester City's Algerian midfielder Riyad Mahrez (C) after scoring during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Leicester City supporters cheer during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Leicester City's English striker Jamie Vardy (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
Leicester City's English striker Jamie Vardy (R) celebrates with Leicester City's Algerian midfielder Riyad Mahrez (L) after scoring during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
Leicester City's English striker Jamie Vardy celebrates after scoring during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
Leicester City's English striker Jamie Vardy celebrates after scoring during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
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LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: A Leicester City cheerleader is seen prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Leicester City supporters enjoy the atmosphere prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Singer Andrea Bocelli performs while Claudio Ranieri Manager of Leicester City stand next to him prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Singer Andrea Bocelli performs while Claudio Ranieri Manager of Leicester City stand next to him prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Jamie Vardy of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Singer Andrea Bocelli waves to supporters on the pitch along with Claudio Ranieri Manager of Leicester City prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Leicester City supporters hold a big Champions banner prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Leicester City supporters arrive at the stadium ahead of the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. Leicester City, who were 5,000/1 rank outsiders in pre-season, will receive the Premier League trophy after Saturday's final home game of the season against Everton. / AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
Leicester City supporters arrive at the stadium ahead of the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. Leicester City, who were 5,000/1 rank outsiders in pre-season, will receive the Premier League trophy after Saturday's final home game of the season against Everton. / AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Leicester City supporters enjoy the atmosphere prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
A Leicester fan sits before the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
A Leicester City supporter, with a dyed moustache arrives at the stadium ahead of the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. Leicester City, who were 5,000/1 rank outsiders in pre-season, will receive the Premier League trophy after Saturday's final home game of the season against Everton. / AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
BATH, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Bath supporters celebrate victory during the Aviva Premiership match between Bath and Leicester Tigers at the Recreation Ground on May 7, 2016 in Bath, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: David Neilson, actor of the British soap opera Coronation Street, takes part in Alan Birchenall's annual charity run during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Leicester fans hold up banners before the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
Leicester City supporters arrive at the stadium ahead of the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. Leicester City, who were 5,000/1 rank outsiders in pre-season, will receive the Premier League trophy after Saturday's final home game of the season against Everton. / AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
A Leicester fan smiles before the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
Leicester City supporters arrive at the stadium ahead of the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. Leicester City, who were 5,000/1 rank outsiders in pre-season, will receive the Premier League trophy after Saturday's final home game of the season against Everton. / AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
Leicester fans wave flags in the team colours before the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
Leicester fans wave flags in the team colours before the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Young Leicester fans pose with a replica Premier League trophy outside the stadium before the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Leicester City supporters arrive at the stadium ahead of the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. Leicester City, who were 5,000/1 rank outsiders in pre-season, will receive the Premier League trophy after Saturday's final home game of the season against Everton. / AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Leicester fans enjoy the atmosphere in the stadium before the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Leicester fans enjoy the atmosphere in the stadium before the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
A Leicester City supporter holds up a banner as he arrives at the stadium ahead of the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. Leicester City, who were 5,000/1 rank outsiders in pre-season, will receive the Premier League trophy after Saturday's final home game of the season against Everton. / AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
A Leicester City supporter holds up a banner as he arrives at the stadium ahead of the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. Leicester City, who were 5,000/1 rank outsiders in pre-season, will receive the Premier League trophy after Saturday's final home game of the season against Everton. / AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Leicester fans hold a poster displaying the image of former Leicester footballer Gary Lineker in his underwear, in relation to the TV presenter's promise to present Match of the Day in his underwear if Leicester won the Premier League title, in the stands before the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Leicester fans enjoy the atmosphere in the stadium before the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Everton fan Michael Cullen aka Speedo Mick holds a sign saying 'Get your kit off Gary Lineker, a promise is a promise' before the Barclays Premier League match at the King Power Stadium, Leicester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 7, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.
A Leicester City fan before the Barclays Premier League match at the King Power Stadium, Leicester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 7, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.
Everton fan Michael Cullen aka Speedo Mick holds a sign saying 'Get your kit off Gary Lineker, a promise is a promise' before the Barclays Premier League match at the King Power Stadium, Leicester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 7, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.
A Leicester City supporter wearing a fox mask, arrives at the stadium ahead of the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. Leicester City, who were 5,000/1 rank outsiders in pre-season, will receive the Premier League trophy after Saturday's final home game of the season against Everton. / AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
A Leicester City supporter shows off his Premier League winners badge on his Leicester City shirt as he arrives at the stadium ahead of the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. Leicester City, who were 5,000/1 rank outsiders in pre-season, will receive the Premier League trophy after Saturday's final home game of the season against Everton. / AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
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A gospel choir sings before the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on May 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images

England striker Vardy said of Leicester's achievement: "It's still not sunk in but I'm sure it will over time. It's been an unbelievable achievement.

"When we got promotion from the Championship, obviously it wasn't as big as this - just look at the scenes, it's mad."

The club's Thai owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha who took over in 2010 could also be seen at the back of the bus smiling at the hordes of fans.

As the bus rolled on, souvenir-hunters ripped down banners emblazoned with "Champions" or scooped up fistfuls of the blue and silver confetti littering the street in the parade's wake, shoving it into their pockets.

Lifelong supporters Yvonne and Stuart Bowley, 59 and 56, described the scenes as "magic".

Also among the partying crowds, was a group of Italian students from the home of Ferrari, Maranello.

Simone Biagini, 25, and friends Christian Brunese, Davide Cambriglia, and Alberto Guliani flew out especially for the parade, determined to hail their heroes.

The crowds also included a party of mature students from Thailand, all studying English on a month-long language course at Leicester's De Montfort University.

Long-time fan Eileen James from Birstall, Leicester, said she was delighted by the international flavour of the celebrations, which have drawn visitors from across the globe.

"I think it's absolutely amazing, " she said

"Everybody is here, all these different nationalities.

"They've come from all over the world just to be here."

The parade - official recognition of Leicester's status as champions of England for the first time in the club's 132-year history - concluded in the city's Victoria Park in front of the thousands of supporters.

The squad, manager, owner and backroom staff assembled on stage as the crowd were treated to replays of all of Vardy's 24 goals during the campaign on big screens.

Ranieri, asked about the prospect of Leicester's first Champions League campaign next season, told the crowd: "Yes. Keep dreaming, keep dreaming.

"Don't wake up."

He added: "Yes (I enjoyed the season) but now I enjoy today, for all our fans.

"I want to say thank you for everybody, because all season they push behind us.

"Every time we were down, they push, they push, they push."

Rock band, Kasabian, who were formed in the city, then played an impromptu gig in the park as part of the celebrations - blasting out well-known hits such as Underdog, Fire and LSF to the fans.

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