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LISTEN: Leicester fan moved to tears of joy on radio call-in show

Leicester City FC

Leicester City FC

Laurence Griffiths

No one — not even the most ardent of Leicester City supporters — would have predicted four months ago that the Foxes would be top of the Premier League on Christmas Day, yet here we are.

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That includes Lee, a lifelong Leicester supporter and father. On Saturday, following his club’s 3-2 victory over Everton to assure the Fox will be top of the league for Christmas, Lee called into 606, BBC Radio 5 Live’s football phone-in show.

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What ensued — two-plus minutes of sheer passion, joy and unshakable disbelief — ended with Lee audibly in tears over the airwaves (below video). Lee’s son, to Lee: “Dad, this is amazing.”

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