Leicester City, the Unlikeliest of Winners

Much to everyone’s disbelief, the Leicester City soccer club has been crowned the winner of the English Premier League Monday.
The group’s opportunities last summer were small, to say the very least. Back then, William Hill, a British gambling group, put the likelihood of the Foxes of Leicester City, a fledgling team based two hours north of London, of winning at 5,000-to-1. Essentially, the group had a .0002 percent likelihood of becoming the best team in the league of 20. Except for the 25 individuals who bet a combined total of just $243 on the group through William Hill, no one anticipated this from Leicester City.
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Here is some perspective: William Hill after place the odds of Elvis being found alive and well at 2,000-to-1 and an acknowledgment from the U.S. government the first moon landing was faked at 500-to-1.
And a few more perspective, from ESPN:
Not only did the Foxes have a 13-game winless run last season, they were only six points from being relegated to a lower level of competition. Leicester City wasn’t even at the Premier League 2 decades ago. The club earned marketing to England’s top soccer league beginning in the 2014-15 season for the first time in ten decades.
In the world of overused sports tropes, announcing a victory”among the biggest upsets in history” is a sin that is common. But in this circumstance, this really is the biggest upset in modern sports history.

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