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Dreams Do Come True! UK Football Club's Unlikely Victory and Others Like It

Leicester City FC wins Premiere League
Leicester City FC wins Premiere League - Sputnik International
Last week's premiership game between Chelsea and Tottenham was not only unique because two London teams were battling it out for a win. Oh no, this game was special because it meant that if Chelsea won or both teams drew, an unlikely team by the name of Leicester City would triumph in the premiership title race and win.

It was an event that led actor Tom Hanks to bet on the unlikely team becoming more than likely winners of the impressive trophy.

​It was not so long ago that Leicester City faced relegation from the Premier League, but now in a mighty comeback they managed to win the premiership title and this goes to show that dreams really can come true, even for those considered to be underdogs

So, what other unlikely wins and 'dream come true' events has the sporting world witnessed over the years? Here are just a few.

Greece Win Euro 2004

Greece were complete outsiders, with 150/1 odds of winning, but they shocked the world of football when they became European Champions in 2004, after beating hosts Portugal in the opening game. They managed to reach the quarter finals and triumphed in the finals, beating Portugal in a rematch.

​Muhammad Ali: The Comeback Kid

Muhammad Ali was neither afraid of victory nor shy when it came to fighting against the odds and defying his critics.

Ali completely lost his invincibility title after he had a three-year exile imposed over him for refusing to fight in Vietnam; he lost to both Joe Frazier and Ken Norton, trying to reclaim the title he had been stripped of. Then George Foreman knocked him out after two rounds, it seemed "the greatest" was no more. But then Ali made a comeback and beat Foreman in the 'Rumble in the Jungle', sending the world into overdrive.

​​​Boris Becker

The build-up to the 1985 Wimbledon Championships was a tense one, especially for the 17-year-old German player, Boris Becker.

After winning his warm up events, commentators believed he would be a future Wimbledon champion. However, the young gun had other plans. Completely unseeded, he headed to the finals and won against South African, Kevin Curren. It had to be one of the most unlikely wins and one of Wimbledon's most memorable sporting victories.

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