Sports stars pay tribute to Leicester City's fairytale finish

May 04, 2016, 08:18 IST | Agencies

Sports stars - past and present - from across sports fields and the globe react to  Leicester City's English Premier League title win

I got emotional. It was hard to breathe. I was a season ticket-holder from the age of seven. This is actually impossible. The biggest sporting shock of my lifetime
— Former Leicester and England striker Gary Linekar

It’s one of these beautiful football stories that only football can write. This is the magic of football
— FIFA president Gianni Infantino

From League One to Premier League Champions!! Unbelievable feeling.. Thank you to all the fans, staff, players who have helped this incredible journey!! Let’s enjoy the party
— Leicester City’s Andy King tweeted

Love this club love theses boys! Tough season personally but it’s all about the TEAM. what a squad to be apart off #champions
— Leicester defender Liam Moore

I am going to try to hold back the tears. It hasn’t sunk in yet. It was a long night celebrating. After the initial euphoria, a lot of people couldn’t believe what had happened. It’s an achievement that might not be achieved again
— Leicester City skipper Wes Morgan

We’ve got that never-say-die attitude. I think that’s won us a lot of points this season
— Leicester winger Marc Albrighton

Miracles don’t exist in football. They have had a phenomenal season. Ranieri has done a phenomenal job
— Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane

Well done, Leicester City. You showed all sportsman that dreams & fairytales can come true, if u truly believe, amazing story. Congrats
— Former Aus spinner Shane Warne

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