Garlands of orchids and jasmine were placed around the necks of
manager Claudio Ranieri, players and club officials as they emerged from an
overnight flight from London.
The entourage lined up and gave the traditional Thai “wai” greeting,
palms pressed together and hands raised, while the cameras flashed following
their dawn arrival.
A raucous group offans in the team’s blue shirtschanted “Leicester City” and
“champions”, their enthusiasm undimmed by the absence of some star players
including Jamie Vardy who have stayed behind because of international duties.
The club brought its title party to Thailand with a warning
from the bosses that there must be no repeat oflast summer’s fiasco when a video emergedof three young Leicester players
racially insulting local women during a hotel-room orgy.