LEICESTER gamers have paid tribute to membership proprietor Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha after he tragically misplaced his life on Saturday.
Srivaddhanaprabha was one in every of 5 individuals on-board his helicopter that crashed into the membership automotive park following the draw towards West Ham.
Leicester confirmed everybody on board of the helicopter handed away.
Defender Harry Maguire was one of many first to pay his respects on Twitter.
He wrote: “Phrases cannot describe how I really feel. A very nice, form, loving man who can be missed a lot by everybody.
“I’ll always remember the Chairman’s help, not solely throughout my time at Leicester but additionally in the course of the World Cup. RIP.”
Striker Jamie Vardy posted an image of the pair on Instagram alongside the caption: “Struggling to seek out the proper phrases… however to me you’re a legend, an unbelievable man who had the largest coronary heart, the soul of Leicester soccer membership.
“Thanks for all the things you probably did for me, my household and our membership. Could you relaxation in peace.”
Wes Morgan added: “Completely heartbroken and devastated relating to the information of our chairman.
“A person that was cherished and adored by everybody right here at LCFC and somebody who I personally had the upmost respect for.
“My ideas and prayers exit to his household and the households of the opposite victims of this tragedy.”
Srivaddhanaprabha was seen as a hero within the eyes of the membership, gamers and the group after their heroic Premier League 2016 title win.
Not solely did he promote a dream – and ship it – to the gamers, he pumped a fortune into native hospitals and charities.
Danny Simpson added: “Thanks for all the things you may have accomplished for me, the gamers, the followers, the membership and the entire metropolis of Leicester.
“You made mine and everybody else’s dream come true. I’m devastated and I can not seem to course of what has occurred however we’ll do our greatest to assist this membership develop. RIP.”