The Leicester players all turned up to the striker’s £1million home for a title party, while fans gathered in pubs and the King Power Stadium to see their team crowned Premier League champions, as Chelsea came from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge.
Until now, fans and players are still crying tears of joy for the nearly impossible feat achieved. Good future for football everywhere in the world.
Now the famous striker, Jamie Vardy is really having a party along with tens of thousands of Leicester City fans around the world as The Foxes’ 5,000/1 dream became a last night. They worked hard for it and it’s time to reap the fruits.
There were scenes of euphoria in Leicester tonight after a night of high drama in West London.
The newly-crowned champions went wild at the final whistle, as pictures and videos emerged of the jubilant players at Vardy’s house. The players were seen jumping around singing ‘Championees’ after the final whistle was blown at the Chelsea game.
Hundreds of fans gathered outside Vardy’s home to cheer on their heroes, accompanied by drivers who beeped their horns in celebration after the final whistle.
Some parties in Leicester’s city centre even spilled out onto the streets as supporters could not hide their delight.
One neighbour of Vardy’s said: ‘No one will mind if they make a lot of noise tonight. The lads have been tremendous.
‘It’s a fairy tale ending no one, probably least of all Leicester fans, even expected. It’s going to be a walloping party across Leicester tonight.’
Two burly security guards stood outside Vardy’s sprawling gated mansion.
As the full-time whistle blew, hundreds of Foxes fans cheered in celebration, chanting ‘We’re all going on a European Tour’.
Lifelong Leicester fans James Upton, 63, and his wife Vikki, 58, moved from Melton, Leics., 28 years ago to Perth in Australia.
James, a decorator, said: ‘I can’t believe it. The whole country is with them.
‘We came over from Australia to coincide with a family birthday and we are chuffed to be here to celebrate with all the fans.
‘The collective team spirit has been amazing. Ranieri’s carried on from what Pearson did and it’s paid off.
‘It really hasn’t sunk in yet. We are here for another three weeks, so we are going to try see and the parade because we knew we wouldn’t get a ticket for a match.’
Leicester were crowned English Premier League champions for the first time in the club’s history clinching the title after a tie between Chelsea and Tottenham.
At least 1,000 fans arrived at the stadium to mark Leicester’s historic title win and police officers were photographed joining in the celebrations.
Fan Keith Richards, 67, said: ‘I’ve waited 67 years for this and I couldn’t be happier.’
Phillip Watkins, 42, a teacher, said: ‘It was such a tense game but Chelsea pulled it out the bag for us. I bet Vardy’s enjoying his party because we are definitely going to enjoy ours.’
Fan John Albright, 30, travelled from London to watch Chelsea’s match on TV in the Local Hero pub near the King Power Stadium.
Steve Worthy (centre) with former Leicester player Muzzy Izzet and grandmother Gladys Kenney, 97. Barclays is giving Worthy the opportunity to present the Barclays Premier League trophy to the champions on Saturday
He said: ‘I’ve been a Leicester fan all my life. I might live in London now but I felt I had to be here for the moment Leicester were champions.
‘I’ve watched the Chelsea game in the pub in Leicester and got a taxi with a few mates to see if I can see Vardy and the boys. I don’t expect anyone will expect to see them at training tomorrow. It’s wonderful for the city.’
Lifelong fan Curtis Leal, 27, of Leicester, said: ‘I’m in tears, I just can’t believe it. What a moment!’