Leicester City’s Premier League victory lit up social media last night as all Leicester players gathered at Jamie Vardy house to catch the match. Whole place went crazy after the final whistle.
The title, secured as the final whistle blew as Chelsea drew with Tottenham Hotspurs 2-2 at Stamford Bridge yesterday, prompted a string of congratulatory messages via Twitter.
Telegraph reported saying fans as well as politicians and celebrities have taken to social media to celebrate what some have described as the most extraordinary sporting victory in history of football.
Let’s check it out:
Hello singer Adele, who comes from Tottenham, said: “Proud of you Spurs! But Leicester … What an inspiration, the best f***** story ever! Congratulations!!!! X”
Proud of you Spurs! But Leicester… What an inspiration, the best fucking story ever! Congratulations!!!! X
— Adele (@Adele) May 2, 2016
Newcastle United fan Declan Donnelly posted on the Ant and Dec Twitter account: “Congratulations Leicester City! What an achievement. Thrilled for you and envious of you in equal measure! Enjoy. It’s well deserved. D”
Congratulations Leicester City! What an achievement. Thrilled for you and envious of you in equal measure! Enjoy. It’s well deserved. D
— antanddec (@antanddec) May 2, 2016
— England (@england) May 2, 2016
Leicester South’s Labour MP Jonathan Ashworth also did tweet saying; “What a team, what a manager, what a way to make history. So proud of the Leicester boys and so happy for all the fans.”
— Jonathan Ashworth MP (@JonAshworth) May 2, 2016
Former Liverpool and Manchester United striker Michael Owen, also congratulated the Foxes. “Very few thought it possible. Most (including me) thought they’d get relegated. Sensational.”
Former PSG captain David Beckham took the love to his Instagram to note how the win made Peter and Kasper Schmeichel the second father and son to both win the title in Premier League history.
English singer-songwriter Howard Donald didn’t miss out on tweeting Leicester’s victory, saying, “Big congratulations to Leicester on winning the title!
What a triumph!”
Big congratulations to @LCFC on winning the title!
What a triumph!
— Howard Donald (@HowardDonald) May 2, 2016
UK, Prime Minister David Cameron also commented on the victory: “Many congratulations to Leicester. An extraordinary, thoroughly deserved, Premier League title.”
Many congratulations to Leicester. An extraordinary, thoroughly deserved, Premier League title.
— David Cameron (@David_Cameron) May 2, 2016