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The 5,000-1 odds are paying off with Leicester City confirmed as the 2015/16 Premier League champions on Monday night and social media exploded as the final whistle blew in the match between Chelsea and Tottenham.

The draw meant that Tottenham could no longer mathematically catch up to the Foxes and it was time to start the party.


Social media was at the center of the conversation with news quickly spreading.  Twitter UK sent out a tweet showing how the world turned blue as the title was won.

Twitter also followed the trend on who really believed the Foxes could win the title with widespread support only taking hold in the middle of February.

As the map shows it was a global reaction with the news being embraced as much in the U.S. as in England and around the world.  News and entertainment sites across the U.S. jumped on the news

Paper around the globe were also cheering for the title winners.

 

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How did you first hear the news that Leicester City won the 2015/16 Premier League title?

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