Eddie Keogh—Reuters
By Sarah Begley
May 2, 2016

Monday night was emotional for fans of Leicester City F.C. as the team clinched the Premier League title for the first time in the club’s 132-year history.

Though their soccer team was not on the pitch itself, its nearest rival on the table, Tottenham, was playing Chelsea. If Tottenham won the match, it would get enough points to keep the title race underway into next weekend. But the two teams tied with two goals each—making it impossible for any team to catch up to Leicester in the remaining matches.

The win is an astounding victory for a team that had 5,000 to 1 odds of winning at the beginning of the season—and Leicester fans were accordingly very invested in the match. Watch how a few fans’ reactions progressed as the game went on.

A Leicester City fan reacts as he watches after Tottenham scored their second goal in the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur in a pub in central Leicester, eastern England, on May 2, 2016.
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Leicester City fans watch the English Premier League match between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur at a pub in Leicester, eastern England, May 2, 2016.
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Leicester City fans watch the English Premier League match between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur at a pub in Leicester, eastern England, May 2, 2016.
Eddie Keogh—Reuters
Leicester City fans celebrate after Chelsea's first goal against Tottenham Hotspur at a pub in Leicester, eastern England, May 2, 2016.
Eddie Keogh—Reuters
Leicester City fans celebrate after Chelsea's first goal against Tottenham Hotspur at a pub in Leicester, eastern England, May 2, 2016.
Eddie Keogh—Reuters
Leicester City fans celebrate after Chelsea's second goal against Tottenham Hotspur at a pub in Leicester, eastern England, May 2, 2016.
Eddie Keogh—Reuters
Leicester City fans celebrate after Chelsea's second goal against Tottenham Hotspur at a pub in Leicester, eastern England, May 2, 2016.
Eddie Keogh—Reuters
Leicester City fans celebrate after Chelsea's second goal against Tottenham Hotspur at a pub in Leicester, eastern England, May 2, 2016.
Eddie Keogh—Reuters
Leicester City fans celebrate after Chelsea's second goal against Tottenham Hotspur at a pub in Leicester, eastern England, May 2, 2016.
Eddie Keogh—Reuters

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