The Leicester City players who lifted the Premier League trophy have been presented
with a £100,000 sports car each which is equivalent to N50 million in Nigerian currency.
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.