'All fairytales can come true': Twitterati get emotional following Leicester's triumph

After Leicester City beat 5,000 to one odds and emerged Premier League champions on Monday, social media was abuzz with jubilation and admiration, as supporters, fans and even rivals stood up and admired Claudio Ranieri's merry men for an achievement that will be counted as among the unlikeliest of sporting triumphs. Here's a selection of the best tweets:

With captain Morgan leading the Leicester charge, how could Captain Morgan be far behind?

Jamie Vardy quite literally had a party. And all the Leicester players were in attendance.

Cricket stars got in on the action too

Tottenham striker Harry Kane had been sparring with Leicester targetman Jamie Vardy all week on Twitter but once his side was beaten he sent out his appreciation as well

As did Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany

Golfing star Rory McIlroy saw a chance for Northern Ireland to emulate the Foxes at the upcoming Euro Championships


Published Date: May 03, 2016 02:22 pm | Updated Date: May 03, 2016 02:28 pm


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