Leicester Vs Cardiff – The final whistle had been blown 10 minutes earlier and Leicester’s players, exhausted enough to get the message across, commiserated with the traveling fans who had made their way to the east corner. Most of those in the stands are still wearing the white jerseys that were handed out earlier, which bear a picture of Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and a tribute to the late owner of the club; they were all in perfect voice, and in the full chorus of hymns in praise of past heroes, a song rose above them all: “Champions of England, you made us sing thus.”
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They will do so over the next few days in Thailand, with many of the players flying straight from Cardiff Airport to Bangkok after the game to attend Vichai’s funeral, but this marks eight years since leading change – in the afternoon. no one ever wants, but one who will all answer to the highest honor.
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“We wanted to do it today for him and his family,” Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel said. “All the players wanted to leave; there was no pressure from anyone and everyone jumped and gave up. We are happy to come out with a win to reach Thailand and we hope to make his family proud.”
Demarai Gray paid tribute to the late Leicester chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha after scoring a goal in Cardiff. Images: Plumb Images/Leicester City via Getty Images
Schmeichel hugged each of his teammates, holding his captain Wes Morgan for a few seconds, before finally lining up in the middle of the circle of silence for a minute before kick-off. They are joined by all the traveling and non-playing staff who make up the team of over 40; this idea came from the players and, while their fans gave a good business idea as usual, it presented an interesting picture that interested how The Leicester team has been shaken to this day.
They were well received by Cardiff, whose task of organizing an event with such a wretched outfit would have been impossible. The host team welcomed him with kindness, respect and class. In the matchday programme, dedicated Cardiff owner Vincent Tan, CEO Ken Choo and chairman Mehmet Dalman described Vichai as “a true pioneer and visionary, whose legacy will live on forever”.
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A large number of supporters gathered to cheer the Leicester players on as they arrived home and the home crowd showed their generosity and cheered them on as they did their own training an hour later. They joined the ranks of their visitors in handing over the Thai flag before departure; A bouquet was also placed in Vichai’s memory and the meaning is a serious family, at the football level and much deeper.
Neil Warnock and his players did not mention their own interests but, on a normal day, they would have intended this as a game to pick up points for their competition. On the field, they showed no interest in doing so, dominating the first half of the game with the woodwork and a free-kick from Víctor Camarasa.
Maybe Leicester need time to clear their heads or maybe they have to get their quality right to dominate; either way, they won the leg and should have won a penalty before half-time when Lee Probert failed to see Sol Bamba’s handball from Jamie Vardy’s free-kick.
That doesn’t matter. Gray solves the problem, ends up crucifying Ben Chilwell in the hospital and rips off his shirt to reveal a reading: “For Khun Vichai”. Whether or not Probert really drew the yellow card he kept seems to be a cheap debate for the occasion; The joy lasted, and Leicester had a few bells after that.
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“We have to find a good balance between emotion, self-control and passion,” said Claude Puel. “It’s great to finally share this great result with our fans. This is the first step forward.”
Furthermore, it was a tribute to the giant leap Leicester have made under a man they will forever be grateful for. Leicester City spend time with their traveling fans after the final whistle Credit: Getty Images
From the final whistle, with the rest of the Cardiff City Stadium empty and empty, there was a rousing, raucous chant from the still packed section.
“Champions of England, you made us sing.” It cannot be fully explained what their former president Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha died in a tragic plane crash at the King Power Stadium last Saturday, gave these Leicester City fans. About a week later, he was able to express his gratitude together, to thank the person who changed his mind for support. And the way they took it, they refused to leave their position, they stayed up late into the night to find their lost owner.
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In front of them, all the Leicester players, the backroom staff, the manager and the players who managed to achieve a well-deserved victory, praised their support and enjoyed togetherness before he flew to Thailand to attend the funeral. ‘Izaar sa.
“You can see the impact it had on many lives,” said goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, who was one of those who witnessed the crash. “He is a man we are proud to know. We wanted to do the same for him and his family.” And they did. For Leicester this win at the same time doesn’t matter one iota and yet it means the world. Their manager Claude Puel said last week that the result in Cardiff will not be important. But he knew this was the right way to mark his loss, complete closure. Football may be in general, but this is a result that will please their beloved boss.
“It’s a matter of keeping my composure,” said Puel. “If we play only with emotions, we will not win. [But] if we balance emotions with self-control, passion and cruelty, then we have a chance.”
A minute’s silence was observed before the match, with all Leicester players taking to the pitch Credit: Getty Images
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There is no doubt that Vichai would love to see the side he funded play with such skill, such judgement, such determination. How he would have enjoyed the moment in the 56th minute when Ben Chilwell sent a thunderbolt from the left wing into the center of the Cardiff area. The ball fell right to Demari Gray for the game-winning goal.
You could see what was meant by the players, when Gray tore off his shirt in celebration to reveal a message on his shirt that read “Don Khun Vichai”. As if to prove that referees are designed to be referees, Lee Probert loved her for his celebration. You can imagine Vichai smiling at that. This is one of those rare days when the hatred of football rivalry is extinguished. Outside the stadium before kick-off, Cardiff fans asked their visitors to shake hands. Everywhere you look there are comforting hugs. Inside, billboards lined the stadium bearing the message #TogetherwithLeicester, while a large Thai flag emblazoned with the words “RIP Vichai” hung over the home fans.
Here’s an insight into what the boss has done for the game beyond Leicestershire’s borders. As Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan wrote in today’s programme, their Premier League triumph in 2016 “gave every club, player and manager the belief that the impossible is possible.”
Before the game, the Leicester City players warmed up in T-shirts with Vichai’s picture on the front, below the simple text ‘The Boss’. In the stands, all the fans who visited wore the same outfit to honor the man who gave them so much.
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As they approached, a thick, soulful silence hung over the stadium. Dan Tan placed the bouquet in the middle of the row. As the home team gathered in the center circle, Leicester’s substitutes, coaches and support staff entered the pitch to join the XI. Schmeichel stood in the middle with tears streaming down his cheeks.
After an unbroken minute’s silence, when noise filled the air, the Leicester team gathered in groups as their goalkeeper delivered a heart-warming speech. As he spoke, visiting fans chanted, “There is one Vichai.”
Then came football, both interesting and