Leicester were 5,000/1 to win the league at the start of the season, but the Loch Ness monster, alien life and an Oscar for Dean Gaffney were all more likely…
500-1 – Prime Minister Simon Cowell
The X-Factor and Britain’s Got Talent supremo has never, to our knowledge, recorded an interest in switching entertainment for politics. And if he did, it would have been a more likely outcome than Claudio Ranieri getting his hands on the league title.
Not just more likely, but 10 times more likely. Ladrokes had the 56-year-old down as 500/1 to become Prime Minister.
500-1 – Loch Ness monster discovered
The fabled Scottish monster has had its existence scrutinised at every turn over the centuries. Society has come to terms with the idea that the legend is little more than that. But if its existence were to be proven, Paddy Power have it at only 500/1.