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Leicester City Victory Parade Sees Hundreds Cheer The Foxes On Their Open-Topped Bus

Bookies thought their win was as realistic as Kim Kardashian becoming president.

16/05/2016 18:20 | Updated 17 May 2016

Leicester City fans have got into the party spirit and cheered on their team on the city's streets in a triumphant victory parade on Monday.

The team became the unlikely winners of the Barclays Premier League last week, beating odds of 5000/1 from the start of the season.

The football stars appeared in the winners bus parade in Leicester, with crowds standing on roofs and pavements, waving flags and shouting for joy.

The team's win has “smashed all bookmaking records” - it was an event bookies thought was as realistic as Kim Kardashian becoming US President.  

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    Leicester fans pose with a stuffed fox on arrival in Victoria park to celebrate Leicester City winnning the Premier League title on May 16, 2016. / AFP / ADRIAN DENNIS (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)
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    LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 16 : Leicester City fans getting into the party spirit ready for the Leicester City Barclays Premier League Winners Bus Parade in Leicester City on May 16th, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Plumb Images/Leicester City FC via Getty Images)
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    Leicester fans arrive in Victoria park to celebrate Leicester City winnning the Premier League title on May 16, 2015. / AFP / ADRIAN DENNIS (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)
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    LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 16 : Leicester City fans getting into the party spirit ready for the Leicester City Barclays Premier League Winners Bus Parade in Leicester City on May 16th, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Plumb Images/Leicester City FC via Getty Images)
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    LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 16: Fans gather prior to the Leicester City Barclays Premier League winners bus parade on May 16, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
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    LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 16: Fans gather prior to the Leicester City Barclays Premier League winners bus parade on May 16, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)
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    LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 16 : Leicester City fans getting into the party spirit ready for the Leicester City Barclays Premier League Winners Bus Parade in Leicester City on May 16th, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Plumb Images/Leicester City FC via Getty Images)
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    LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 16 : Leicester City fans getting into the party spirit ready for the Leicester City Barclays Premier League Winners Bus Parade in Leicester City on May 16th, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Plumb Images/Leicester City FC via Getty Images)
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    Leicester City fans gather at Victoria Park before the victory parade to celebrate winning the English Premier league title in Leicester, England, Monday, May 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
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    Leicester City fans gather at Victoria Park before the victory parade to celebrate winning the English Premier league title in Leicester, England, Monday, May 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
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    LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 16 : Leicester City fans getting into the party spirit ready for the Leicester City Barclays Premier League Winners Bus Parade in Leicester City on May 16th, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Plumb Images/Leicester City FC via Getty Images)
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    LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 16: Fans gather prior to the Leicester City Barclays Premier League winners bus parade on May 16, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
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    LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 16: Young fans gather on the streets prior to the Leicester City Barclays Premier League winners bus parade on May 16, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)
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    Leicester City fans await the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre.
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    Local artist Richard Wilson, right works on a mural dedicated to Leicester City soccer team featuring, from left, Kasper Schmeichel, manager Claudio Ranieri, Wes Morgan and Riyad Mahrez in celebration of Leicester City winning the English Premier league title, Leicester, England, Monday, May 16, 2016. The Leicester team will hold a victory parade in the city later. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
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    Inflatable trophies ahead of the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre.
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    Leicester City fans gather at Victoria Park before the victory parade to celebrate winning the English Premier league title in Leicester, England, Monday, May 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
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    A Leicester City fan with a flag ahead of the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre.
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    Leicester City fans show their support for their side ahead of the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. during the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre.
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    Leicester City fans show their support for their side ahead of the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre. during the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre.
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    Leicester City fans line the route ahead of the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre.
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    A Leicester City fan shows support for his side ahead of the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre.
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    Leicester City fans line the route ahead of the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre.
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    Leicester City fans before the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre.
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    Leicester City fans celebrate ahead of the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre.
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    Leicester City fans line the route ahead of the open top bus parade through Leicester City Centre.
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    Britain Football Soccer - Leicester City - Premier League Title Winners Parade - Leicester City - 16/5/16 Leicester City celebrate with Premier League trophy during the parade Action Images via Reuters / Jason Cairnduff Livepic EDITORIAL USE ONLY.
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    Britain Football Soccer - Leicester City - Premier League Title Winners Parade - Leicester City - 16/5/16 Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri with Danny Simpson, Kasper Schmeichel, Riyad Mahrez, Andy King, Danny Drinkwater Leonardo Ulloa, Jamie Vardy and Robert Huth with the trophy on the bus during the parade Reuters / Darren Staples Livepic EDITORIAL USE ONLY.
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