While Leicester City became world famous by achieving the incredible 5000/1 feat and winning the Premier League, one of their supporters also had his five minutes of fame.
Lee Chapman, a postman, was invited to join in the celebrations on the team coach today.
Why? Because he looks just like Jamie Vardy - he even wears a blue strap on his arm in honour of his favourite player.
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The coach stopped as it snaked its way through the crowds partying in the street and called up Chapman to join the stars.
How would Vardy react to seeing his doppelganger?
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Not too positively, it seems.
Upon seeing Chapman, Vardy asks: “What is that!?” Before calling him “an absolute full-kit w***er.”
Watch the video below: (Warning: contains strong language)
It’s unlikely that this bit of banter from the England international is going to dampen Lee’s spirits. He has just seen his favourite side win the title while he was given the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join in the celebrations.
And, even before he was invited onto the team bus, Chapman admitted he was “lost for words” after seeing his side become champions.
“I’ve not slept. I went in for work at 6.30am and ran my round so I could be here outside the stadium. I’m still supposed to be at work now,” he told The Guardian.
“I’m not even a confident lad. I’m lost for words at the fact Leicester have won. I’m a Leicester-born, Leicester-raised, Leicester fan.”
After his few minutes celebrating on the bus, BBC asked Chapman all about it.
"All of a sudden, the coach pulls up behind me and all the players and staff are banging on the windows, the door opens and Ranieri is dragging me on,” he said.
"Ranieri and the other players pushed me to the back where Jamie Vardy was and were all shouting and cheering. They obviously knew who I was. It was crazy."
While Chapman hit the headlines for joining the Leicester players on the bus, it’s unlikely to be his only claim to fame.
The postman is the same height and the same age as Vardy and was talent-spotted as a lookalike eight months ago. Since then, he has been signed by Channel 4 programme ‘Lookalikes,’ while appearing on Sky’s Soccer AM.
So, if you think you see Vardy delivering your post this summer, don’t worry, it’s just an uncanny lookalike.
But, believe it or not, this guy isn’t the only Vardy lookalike that is being talked about today.
Car salesman Ian Haughey was mobbed by Leicester fans when he was driving his car outside the King Power Stadium. His car was surrounded by hundreds of people while Haughey was probably pretty scared.
So, a warning to you all: If you look like Vardy, stay indoors for the next couple of weeks.
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