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The Leicester City fan whose handwritten note will travel from Thailand to the King Power stadium

Apisit Laorsri is a passionate Leicester City fan.

Last year he won a competition run by the Thailand Leicester City supporters club, known as the Thai foxes.

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Khun Vichai paid for his flight, accommodation and expenses so he could attend the side's Champions League game against Sevilla.

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He desperately wanted to pay his own respects outside the King Power stadium - but it was just too far.

So he wrote this note, and asked ITV News Central to take it back to Leicester for him.

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Tonight the Leicester City players are preparing to fly back to Leicester after attending two Buddhist chanting ceremonies in Bangkok.

At the second ceremony today they were joined by the Prime Minister of Thailand.

The funeral ceremonies will last a week, and then Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha's body will lie in state for around 100 days, before he's cremated.

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