Leicester City fans sing emotional 'Champions of England, you made us sing that' at Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha memorial after his tragic death

Foxes owner Srivaddhanaprabha was one of five people killed when a helicopter crashed minutes after the club's Premier League draw with West Ham on Saturday night.

The Thai businessman's tragic death has sparked a huge outpouring of grief among the club's fanbase, such was the impact he made during his time in charge.

The memorial to the billionaire has been swamped with flowers and tributes, not just from Leicester supporters but from football fans across the world.

And in a spontaneous display of how much he meant to the Foxes fans, hundreds broke out in song on Tuesday night as they stood paying their respects.

The group chanted "Champions of England, you made us sing that" in a touching tribute to how he had delivered the Premier League title to the club in 2016.

It was a moment which saw the supporters show just how much Srivaddhanaprabha had done to change their lives during his eight years in charge.

When Leicester won the Premier League title two years ago, it was one of the greatest underdog stories in the history of sport across the world.

And Srivaddhanaprabha's part in that success, encouraging the players and then boss Claudio Ranieri while making gestures to the fanbase at the same time, has left an indelible mark.

Leicester star Jamie Vardy and his wife Rebekah made their own journey to the memorial on Tuesday to lay flowers in memory of the owner.

That followed an emotional service at the King Power Stadium on Monday when the entire playing and club staff joined Srivaddhanaprabha's family on the pitch.

Claude Puel's side postponed their Carabao Cup clash with Southampton which was due to have been played on Tuesday in the immediate aftermath of the tragedy.

But the club have decided they will return to action this weekend when they make the trip to Cardiff in the Premier League.

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