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Leicester's unlikely heroes return home

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>> Their odds were 5000 to 1. Leicester city winning the premier league was less likely than Kim Kardashian becoming the next US President, or Elvis coming back from the dead. But the season is over and against all odds, the fans are painting the town blue. It's D-Day here at Leicester, and the troops are marching in to see their faithful Foxes hold the cup for the first time in the club's 130 year history.
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I'm reporting for Reuters from Victoria Park, where in just a few moments the bus parade will arrive and the real celebrations will begin. Leading the Foxes is Italian manager Claudio Ranieri, called the Tinkerman for tinkering with his previous teams. But this time it was different, and there was hardly any tinkering at all.
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The man found a formula and went with it. The trick, he says, was playing with heart.>> Of course, I think this is because the team won, but also they played with the heart, with the soul and the people understood this.>> Star striker Jamie Vardy was the league's second highest scorer alongside Manchester City's Aguero.
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>> No, it's brilliant. I mean, obviously the achievement, what we've done. Look what it means to the city and what it's gonna bring next year as well for themselves and extra revenue. We're obviously champions in football and everything as well. So, yeah, it's unbelievable and we're just enjoying it at the front now with a trophy.
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>> And surely enough, the trophy and the team are at their destiny. This is it. This is the big moment. The bus is arriving right now at Victoria Park after one hour drive from the center of the city. Let's look at the bus right now.
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re they are.
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Here they are. You can see Claudio Ranieri, standing in the middle of the Foxes, holding the cup. The party will go on into the night, and questions over Leicester future will be left for tomorrow. When the fearless Foxes will have not only a title to defend, but a reputation to maintain.