The Leicester City players who lifted the Premier League trophy have been presented with a £100,00 sports car each which is equivalent to N50 million in Nigerian currency.

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Leicester City’s Thai chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha has forked out nearly £2 million to buy 19 BMW i8’s for the members of last season’s squad of champions.

The players were presented with the cars as a thank-you at the King Power Stadium recently.

The hybrid sports cars, with a top speed of 160mph, are all in Leicester City blue and were lined up in a row at the ground.

The classy gifts come just days before Claudio Ranieri’s players need to put in a top performance to beat Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United in Sunday’s Community Shield game at Wembley.

The cars are on top of a £6.5 million pot that will be split between the squad under the terms of Leicester’s bonus agreement with the Barclay’s Premier League.

Mr Srivaddhanaprabha is worth an estimated £2 billion and is the fourth richest man in Thailand.

He bought 19 cars despite the fact that Claudio used 23 players in his title-winning squad.

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