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In pictures: Leicester City fans turn out to celebrate title win

Updated 2047 GMT (0447 HKT) May 7, 2016
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Leicester City supporters turned out on mass to see their heroes lift the English Premier League trophy Saturday. GLYN KIRK/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
The East Midlands club was 5000-1 with bookmakers to lift the EPL crown at the start of the season. GLYN KIRK/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
But a remarkable spirit and togetherness has been fashioned by manager Claudio Ranieri which has helped the club to an unlikely success. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Leicester was playing Everton Saturday in its final home league match of the season, after which it was presented with the EPL trophy. Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
A fan attends Saturday's match wearing a Ranieri mask. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Members of a choir sing outside the King Power Stadium before the match. Michael Regan/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
A newly minted Premier League Champions badge adorns a Leicester fan's shirt. Michael Regan/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Sikh Leicester fans pose before the match. Leicester is one of the most diverse cities in the UK. ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
A Leicester fan sings before entering the King Power Stadium Saturday. ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Leicester fans make themselves heard before watching their team play Everton. ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Leicester is a club with far fewer resources than some of its more illustrious EPL rivals such as Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City, making its achievement all the more remarkable. GLYN KIRK/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Inside the stadium, Leicester City supporters lap up their moment of glory. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
The King Power Stadium has been a fortress for Leicester, where it has only lost one game all season. GLYN KIRK/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
The impact of fans in making the King Power an uncomfortable venue was recognized by Ranieri before the match. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
"I love you," the Italian told the crowd as he introduced the tenor, Andrea Bocelli, who performed before the players took to the field. Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
When the game finally began, Leicester's star striker Jamie Vardy (right) scored a double as the Foxes overpowered Everton 3-1. Michael Regan/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Leicester players celebrate as they cruise to victory over Everton. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
However, the highlight of the day came as captain Wes Morgan lifted the EPL title alongside Ranieri. Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images