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Football fans the English city of Leicester have been celebrating a fairytale win their club. Leicester City won England's Premier League the first time their 132-year history. The team beat the traditional powerhouses Manchester United and Chelsea the title. Many journalists are saying it is the greatest achievement the history of sport. Leicester were bottom the 20-team Premier League last year. They were nearly relegated to a lower league. However, their style play totally changed this year. Their team spirit, the introduction new players and a new coach all combined to make them almost unbeatable. They won the title Monday night and their supporters the world went crazy.

Leicester City were promoted England’s Premier League only two years ago. They were hot favourites to go back down to the lower league again this season. No one gave them a chance winning the Premier League. Last August, they were 5,000-1 against winning the title. That means if you had put a $1 bet them to win, you could now collect $5,000. The actor Tom Hanks said he bet $100 Leicester to win and will now get $500,000 back. Leicester's whole team cost less to buy than just one star the top teams. Despite this, two Leicester players won the top player the year awards England. It is also likely that Leicester's Italian manager Claudio Ranieri will be world coach the year.

 
 

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