English Premier League champion Leicester City arrived in Bangkok early this morning on a THAI flight amid warm welcome by Thai fans at Suvarnabhumi Airport.
But the arrival today was without key players like star strikers Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez and midfielders Danny Drinkwater and N’Golo Kante.
The team arrived at 6.00 am, led by the Italian team manager Claudio Ranieri.
Joining the team is its captain Wes Morgan, goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel and Japanese forward Shinji Okazaki.
The English soccer champion met an army of local and foreign media who gathered at the Suvarnabhumi Airport before dawn.
Well-known in Thai as Jing Jok Siam (Siamese Foxes), The Foxes are due to have a press conference and meet their fans at Pullman Hotel owned by its Thai owner and chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha today at 2 pm.
The team has a schedule to sign in royal books to wish His Majesty the King at the Grand Palace and visit the Temple of the Emerald Buddha from 10.30-11.30 am tomorrow.
The team will start Bangkok city parade on open-top buses at 4.00 pm tomorrow in celebration of their Premier League title win in Thailand.
The parade will start from Pullman Hotel along Soi Rang Nam, Rajathevi intersection, Rama I, Siam Paragon, Ratchaprasong intersection, Ratchadamri, Ratchaprarob, Ratchavithi, Victory Monument, and back to Pullman Hotel.
Earlier on Sunday, The Foxes celebrated its victory in their hometown parade in Leicester City, starting at Jubilee Square where more than 240,000 people lined the streets to watch them with the trophy on open-top buses.