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Britain Football Soccer – Manchester United v Leicester City – Barclays Premier League – Old Trafford – 1/5/16
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri
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London- Leicester City winning over the championship of the 2016 soccer premier league was similar to a dream. In a game changing surprise, the club which had struggled to maintain rank last season, made a leap into major game at the premiers taking home victory.

The echo of the dashing win went beyond English borders going worldwide. The Swiss soccer administrator and current FIFA President Gianni Infantino dubbed the event as a “fairytale” which can only be brought to life by the magic found in the game.

Leicester City runs on a low 50-million- Pound Sterling budget and is equivalent to the contract value of a single player in elite clubs, for example the 56-million-Pound Sterling that Manchester City F.C. paid to land the Belgian player, Kevin De Bruyne, for this season.

The club put on an epic play which will go down in the game’s history, proving once again that against all odds, the magic and surprise of soccer knows no preconceived rules or boundaries dictated by experts and game philosophers.

Leicester City called in the assistance of Italian coach Claudio Ranieri, once dubbed “loser,” and who had never achieved anything when taking the lead over Chelsea F.C., Juventus F.C., Inter Milan, A.S. Roma, Valencia CF and Atlético Madrida. Using a unique approach, which is forever etched in the world of sports, Ranieri propelled into triumph with a humble team.

Ranieri, just like game-loving-amateur times, based his play on a simple game, notorious during the 80’s premiers, which had technically disappeared from modern soccer and the professional financially-motivated times. The “loser” used a weapon founded on enthusiasm and great-scale organization, beating major English leagues.

Ranieri’s coaching substantiated the fact that direct paly, is not just a dusty old tactic.