It is done! Chelsea are Premier League champions for the fifth time in their history. With one sliding finish in the 82nd minute, Michy Batshuayi gave the Blues the 1-0 win they needed over West Brom. The title race is officially decided and the champagne is flowing all over London, Birmingham and the world today.
CHELSEA ARE PREMIER LEAGUE CHAMPIONS! #ChelseaChampions pic.twitter.com/p2fAy8NFz1— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) May 12, 2017
And Chelsea is the Premier League CHAMPIONS!!!!!!!! Omgggggg #CFC #Chelses #KTBFFH pic.twitter.com/jNGExobVqI— Liyana Farhah (@LiyanaFarhah) May 12, 2017
Magic number: 0— Jake Cohen (@JakeFCohen) May 12, 2017
Don't worry I got this yall God loves unexpected heroes ❤ Very happy tonight enjoy the title FAM !!!! #CFC #KTBFFH #Neversurrender pic.twitter.com/8pCEsR3Z2h— Michy Batshuayi (@mbatshuayi) May 12, 2017
IT'S DONE! #ChelseaChampions pic.twitter.com/OXe1kZPwvw— CHAMPIONS! (@ChelseaFC) May 12, 2017
As soon as the final whistle blew, praise and adulation poured in from around the world. Most of it aimed towards Chelsea’s intrepid manager, Antonio Conte, who has been nothing short of brilliant since his first day on the job.
Chelsea deservedly Premier League Champions. Antonio Conte infused team with his passion, organization, determination and sheer Will to Win— roger bennett (@rogbennett) May 12, 2017
The Chelsea players get plenty of plaudits and rightly so but this is a manager's league title. Antonio Conte a genuine class act.— Tony Barrett (@TonyBarrett) May 12, 2017
Antonio Conte is a tremendous manager ... but more so looks a great great Person ... treats everyone with respect ... #Chelsea #Champions— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) May 12, 2017
Antonio Conte in July: “Only one team can win the title, we must be there at the end of the season.”— bet365 (@bet365) May 12, 2017
✅ Mission accomplished. pic.twitter.com/Im0P7qtYkq
Antonio Conte pic.twitter.com/LicqunVpb4— CFC WORLD (@ChelseaFC_es) May 12, 2017
Conte being dragged to the fore to take acclaim of Chelsea supporters. Fans sing 'Antonio, Antonio' over and over again— Oliver Holt (@OllieHolt22) May 12, 2017
Anything can happen after such an emotional moment as winning the Premier League title. Let’s check in on what happens when you put a live mic in front of a player’s face so soon (NSFW Warning):
Fabregas dropping the F-bomb on a global telecast of the most watched league event in the world. Go on, lad. pic.twitter.com/n5R7ZciLTc— Gaurang Manjrekar (@Maanjrr) May 12, 2017
Oops ... Totally agree, Cesc. Totally agree.
CAMPEONESSSS!!! WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS!!!! #CFC @ChelseaFC pic.twitter.com/1AzpvvbkpT— Pedro Rodríguez (@_Pedro17_) May 12, 2017
He’s also flying!
LITTLE PEDRO. BIG AIR. WE BREAK DOWN #CHELSEA'S PREMIER LEAGUE TITLE WIN TONIGHT AT 6PM ET ON @NBCSports. pic.twitter.com/ubeDlhkrI6— Men in Blazers (@MenInBlazers) May 12, 2017
Of course, we couldn’t have a title celebration without a little bit of banter. You’re up, Arsenal:
N'Golo Kante. Two years, twice a champion. Arsenal players will be envious. They've been waiting over a decade *runs away*— Colin NOT Collins (@ColinUdoh) May 12, 2017
And now you, Spurs:
Chelsea fans singing 'Are you watching Tottenham'.— From The Stands (@FromTStands) May 12, 2017
“Chelsea” wins again!
ya girl won the premier league— chels (@chelsea) May 12, 2017
More Antonio Conte love from the Chelsea faithful:
ANTONIO, ANTONIO, ANTONIO!!! #ChelseaChampions pic.twitter.com/Iguyy75ZXo— CHAMPIONS! (@ChelseaFC) May 12, 2017
The Godfather delivers. #Conte pic.twitter.com/9cMtN2fpf4— B/R Football (@brfootball) May 12, 2017
DON'T YOU FORGET ABOUT ME pic.twitter.com/NLHlImLPIs— Men in Blazers (@MenInBlazers) May 12, 2017
Chelsea Champions!!! Congratulations to all the boys, fully deserved #CFC— Isaiah Brown (@izzyjaybrown) May 12, 2017
I LOVE CHELSEA FOOTBALL CLUB!!!! #CFC pic.twitter.com/rVAi50io1s— ConteTweets (@ConteTweets) May 12, 2017
CHELSEA ARE CHAMPIONS OF ENGLAND! pic.twitter.com/kmDRgeo3ax— Dan Levene (@danlevene) May 12, 2017
Some reaction from around the football world:
Congratulations to Chelsea for winning the Premier League. Superb achievement from Antonio Conte in his first season. Can see he loves it.— Liam Canning (@LiamPaulCanning) May 12, 2017
Lads defended well and were super disciplined - tough to take but congrats to the @premierleague Champions Chelsea, Well deserved— Ben Foster (@BenFoster) May 12, 2017
Congratulations Chelsea.— Jim Beglin (@jimbeglin) May 12, 2017
T 2422 - YEEEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHH ..!!! CHELSEA CHAMPIONS .. YEEAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHH CHELSEA !! pic.twitter.com/qrtRb0kOyM— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) May 12, 2017
Quickest SnapChat filter ever?
A Snapchat filter fit for champions! chelseafc #ChelseaChampions pic.twitter.com/Mt20rWAzUJ— CHAMPIONS! (@ChelseaFC) May 12, 2017
John Terry’s been here for all five:
El único jugador que ha estado en las 5 Premier Leagues del Chelsea:— Invictos (@InvictosSomos) May 12, 2017
ÍDOLO, CAPITÁN Y LEYENDA. pic.twitter.com/3PlJl2Mkd0
In case you’ve forgotten...
BLUE IS THE COLOR— Michael Ballack (@Ballack) May 12, 2017
FINALLY, CHAMPIONS ONCE AGAIN!
¡Campeones! pic.twitter.com/NRZx2xEtWL— CFC WORLD (@ChelseaFC_es) May 12, 2017
Play the song...
CAMPEONES, CAMPEONES, OLÉ, OLÉ, OLÉ... pic.twitter.com/F8aTd7Waz2— ¡CAMPEONES! (@ChelseaFC_es) May 12, 2017
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