Will the fairy tale ever end for Leicester City? Today they made their Champions League debut against Club Brugge, and got off to a quick start.
Very quick, in fact.
Marc Albrighton scores Leicester's first ever @ChampionsLeague goal. Get in you beauty!
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) September 14, 2016
Marc Albrighton broke the deadlock just five minutes in, and people were quick to celebrate the turnaround in his career.
May 2014: Aston Villa release Marc Albrighton
September 2016: Aston Villa sit 18th in the Championship as Albrighton scores in the CL
— Finlay (@ObsCesced) September 14, 2016
Here's an idea – instead of calling Theo Walcott up to the England squad, why not give Marc Albrighton a go?
— Darius (@darius_s1987) September 14, 2016
Marc Albrighton has a thing for scoring "special" goals, doesn't he? He scored the 20,00th PL goal, now he's scored LCFCs 1st ever CL goal.
— A96oaye (@A96oaye) September 14, 2016
Albrighton’s in some pretty serious company right now…
2016/17 UCL Goals So Far:
Cristiano Ronaldo – 0
Marc Albrighton – 1
Different Class. pic.twitter.com/VqfxEhchVO
— Bailey (@DivockIsCooking) September 14, 2016
Are we living in some sort of dream?
"Marc Albrighton has scored in the Champions League for Leicester."
Not sure if @FootballManager or real life!
— Adam McKola (@AdamMcKola) September 14, 2016
What a Cinderella story it is.
From being sold by Villa, to winning the title, and now scoring in the Champions League. Marc Albrighton's life is basically a Disney film.
— Paddy Power (@paddypower) September 14, 2016