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Leicester City title win a 'fairy tale' - FIFA president Infantino

The head of world football's governing body lauded the Foxes' incredible charge to their first ever English Premier League title.

Leicester City title win a 'fairy tale' - FIFA president Infantino
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FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Tuesday hailed Leicester City's unlikely English Premier League triumph as a 'fairy tale' come true.

"It's a fairy tale. It's a football story that only football can write," Infantino told reporters on the sidelines of a UEFA congress in Budapest.

"It's great not just for Leicester fans but for football fans everywhere," added the world football leader after the Foxes overcame huge odds to take the English title.