The Foxes climb ever closer to the nearly unfathomable goal of winning their first top-division title in their 132-year history. A goal from striker Shinji Okazaki in the first half has them ever closer to the top of the mountain.
It was easily his most impressive goal of the season with Leicester City and his first at King Power Stadium, but the Japanese striker made it one fans may remember for years to come as he smashed it through with a rare bicycle kick. As rare as that kind of goal is from the conservative-style Leicester City, it was even more interesting to see it come from the 5’9″ Okazaki.
Fans and pundits alike were quickly to jump on the bandwagon for Leicester City and Okazaki for his heroic efforts:
OKAZAKI OVERHEAD GOAL!
LEICESTER ARE REALLY GOING TO WIN THE LEAGUE!
— Football Funnys (@FootballFunnys) March 14, 2016
Look at this beautiful football Leicester is playing. — BoogeyOfTheSkyPeople (@BoogeyThat) March 14, 2016
Leicester have this league wrapped up.. Nothing can change that. @LCFC
— Raymond Enaholo (@er_rays) March 14, 2016
Feels weird saying I’m jealous of Leicester City ahahahha ffs — Evan (@SimplyJurgen) March 14, 2016
Okazaki was one of several relatively unheralded signings for Leicester City this past summer despite a stellar career in Japan and Bundesliga.
The game isn’t over yet, but a lot of Newcastle United fans seem to think new manager Rafa Benitez won’t make it through the morning as club manager.
Leicester City fans to Rafa Benitez: “You’re getting sacked in the morning…” 25 minutes in to his job. pic.twitter.com/DEG1Kyna1m
— LEBO MATLAPENG ? (@Junbugstone) March 14, 2016
Leicester fans signing; “YOU’RE GETTING SACKED IN THE MORNING!” to Benitez.#LCFCvNUFC
— Chef (@champ_ian) March 14, 2016
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