Michael Morpurgo: Leicester football fairy tale.

HitBerryPublished on   04 May, 2016Updated on   17 May, 2021

Michael Morpurgo has written a new fairytale to celebrate Leicester City winning the Premier League title against the odds. That was a victory that marked as a ‘fairytale’ and the ‘most unlikely triumph in the history of team sport.’

 The story is called Fox and the Ghost King. In the story, Fox represents the nickname of the Leicester City team and the king represents Richard III.

Watch the video below to hear the story Fox and the Ghost King from the best-selling author himself.

Fans and football pundits have described Leicester's miraculous season as one of the greatest sporting stories of all time. Leicester City won the premier league title after Tottenham draw at Chelsa with a 2-2 score. They became the winner as they lost only three games that season.

The bestselling author of Warhorse which turned into a Steven Spielberg movie could not contain himself without writing this fairytale win.