Leicester City have been named the Premier League Champions after Tottenham Hotspur F.C failed to beat Chelsea on Monday, May 2, at Stamford Bridge. It was one of the most unforgettable shocks in sporting history. The match ended in a 2-2 draw, giving an astonishing victory to Leicester.
Leicester could have confirmed the title on Sunday, May 2, in a match against Manchester United, but the match ended up in a 1-1 draw. Their hopes were pinned on Spurs’ performance last night. Spurs’ draw with Chelsea means Leicester now have an undisputable lead in the league with only two games remaining.
Gary Lineker and the fans react to the shocking Success of Leicester City
Football fans have been reacting to Leicester’s shocking title victory. Some call it one of the most remarkable upsets in sporting history. Gary Lineker, a vocal detractor of Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri, was among the first to react to Leicester’s incredible title triumph.
A number of former and current players including Mario Balotelli, Basti Schweinsteiger, and Robin van Persie posted messages on social media congratulating Leicester City. Leicester will officially receive their trophy after their final home game of the season against Everton this weekend, May 7, 12:30 PM at king Power Stadium.