Super Eagles and Arsenal legend Kanu Nwankwo has joined millions of prominent names to commend Leicester City following their emergence as the new Champions of England.
Leicester City became champions of the 2015/16 EPL season following the inability of their closest rivals Tottenham Hotspur to secure maximum points against Chelsea in Monday’s 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge.
Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron reacted to the Foxes’ feat as thus:
Many congratulations to Leicester. An extraordinary, thoroughly deserved, Premier League title.
— David Cameron (@David_Cameron) May 2, 2016
Kanu who who spent five years at Arsenal before having spells at West Brom and Portsmouth, winning the FA Cup in 2003 and the Premier League title in 2004 with Arsenal took to twitter to congratulate the Foxes on their league title triumph.
Congratulations Leicester. A lot to learn from them — Kanu Nwankwo (@papilokanu) May 2, 2016
Here we bring you some of the famous names who’ve been reacting to one of the most unlikely triumphs in football history.
Wow who would have known that a few years on from his dad winning premiership after premiership that Kasper would lift the same trophy … What an amazing moment for a team that many people have said what a surprise but out of any team this season Leicester deserve this moment .. Congratulations to Claudio and team 🔵 @manchesterunited
A photo posted by David Beckham (@davidbeckham) on
“Wow, who would have known that a few years on from his dad winning Premiership after Premiership that Kasper would lift the same trophy….What an amazing moment for a team that many people have said ‘what a surprise’ – but out of any team this season Leicester deserve this moment.” Beckham wrote on Instagram.
Congratulations to Leicester as they win their first premier League title.They have impacted the World of Football like no one ever imagined — Sunday Oliseh (@SundayOOliseh) May 2, 2016
“Congratulations to @kschmeichel1 and his @LCFC teammates for winning @premierleague.” Peter Schmeichel, father of goalkeeper Kasper tweeted.
Leicester city..🏆champion. Congratulations to the players and to an amazing manager as RANIERI! 👏🏾🙌🏾🙏🏾 — Mario Balotelli (@FinallyMario) May 2, 2016
Up the Chels! Top finish from @hazardeden_10. Huge congrats to everyone at Leicester and particularly Claudio Ranieri. A gentleman who changed my life. #Ranieri #chelsea 💙 A photo posted by Frank Lampard (@franklampard) on
Congratulations are due for Leicester City, deserving champions of the Premier League!
— Sergio Kun Aguero (@aguerosergiokun) May 2, 2016
It’s been on the cards for a while… just let that sink in for a sec,But …WOW.. Leicester are champions… Absolutely superb. Well done — Robbie Fowler (@Robbie9Fowler) May 2, 2016
Congratulations to Leicester city on winning the premier league! What an incredible achievement! pic.twitter.com/fA0HYp3hbb
— Robin van Persie (@Persie_Official) May 2, 2016
Congratulations to the new Champions of England, Leicester City. Respect.
— Vincent Kompany (@VincentKompany) May 2, 2016