Claudio Ranieri reflects on Leicester City’s first top flight title in their 132-year history.

  • Claudio Ranieri reflects on Leicester's first top flight title.

  • The Foxes beat Everton 3-1 before lifting the Premier League trophy.

  • The Italian was praised his side's team spirit.

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri expressed his utmost joy after lifting the Premier League title on Saturday.

The Foxes beat Everton 3-1 at King Power Stadium before celebrating their first top flight title in their 132-year history.

Jamie Vardy's brace and an Andy King strike secured the triumph over the Toffees on the day.

However, after the win, the Italian boss said it was a fantastic feeling to win his first trophy in his managerial career with the Blue Army.

“Not bad!” Joked Ranieri, quoted. “It’s fantastic. The people are unbelievable. Thank you to them because they pushed us all season.

“I was concentrated to be calm but of course inside I am very happy. It’s unbelievable.

“I think it was an amazing moment for me because I’m not the youngest and there is another test now. You are the champion of the Premier League and it’s something special for everybody.

“I’ve lost the finals in England, Spain and Italy but for me to this this is something special.

“In my career I always thought sooner or later I’d win a title. This is a crazy season and we had fantastic consistency all season.

“I believe at the top it’s important to have a very good owner after the players and manager. When I saw them In Austria (during) I saw a very good dressing room. They work so hard and they are friends and I tried to blend them.”


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