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ESPN Presenter Announces Tottenham as EPL Winners After Leicester Seal Title

Matt JonesFeatured ColumnistMay 3, 2016

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 02 :  Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur stands with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge on May 2, 2016 in London, England.  (Photo by Catherine Ivill - AMA/Getty Images)
Catherine Ivill - AMA/Getty Images

Leicester City’s title triumph has caught the attention of many in the sporting world, making them the most memorable Premier League champions in a generation.

For the majority, anyway.

Tottenham Hotspur’s 2-2 draw with Chelsea confirmed the Foxes’ astonishing achievement on Monday night. However, when announcing the result, an ESPN presenter on SportsCenter got his wires crossed on a couple of occasions, per the 6th Man on Twitter:

Respected Warrior @blondebutters

@LCFC @vardy7 as an American I would like to apologize for this, https://t.co/JKONnnrTOq

In fairness, the triumph was scarcely believable. Leicester began the season as one of the favourites to be relegated from the top flight, and when they appointed Claudio Ranieri as their manager, plenty of eyebrows were raised.

The Foxes defied nonbelievers all seasonalthough one, it seems, still needs to be convinced.

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