Leicester honors Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha with flowing tributes outside the King Power Stadium

Leicester honors Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha with flowing tributes outside the King Power Stadium

Leicester City has honored its late owner and chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in front of the King Power Stadium prior to the Foxes' first game since the tragic helicopter crash with an impressive tribute.

Srivaddhanaprabha, known simply as "The Boss," was killed along with four others after his helicopter lost control of the stadium after the recent Premier League home game against West Ham.

Leicester returns to King Power on Saturday, hosting Burnley for the first game in the stadium since the death of Vichai.

In tribute to the late Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, masses of tributes were erected outside the King Power Stadium

In tribute to the late Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, masses of tributes were erected outside the King Power Stadium

In tribute to the late Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, masses of tributes were erected outside the King Power Stadium

Supporters marched home against Burnley on Saturday afternoon at home

Supporters marched home against Burnley on Saturday afternoon at home

Supporters marched home against Burnley on Saturday afternoon at home

They paid tribute to the owner, who won an unlikely title in the Premier League in 2016

They paid tribute to the owner, who won an unlikely title in the Premier League in 2016

They paid tribute to the owner, who won an unlikely title in the Premier League in 2016

Leicester players welcome the marchers as they go down before the Premier League clash

Leicester players welcome the marchers as they go down before the Premier League clash

Leicester players welcome the marchers as they go down before the Premier League clash

Like-minded people like Harry Maguire and James Maddison took the road to the ground as they paid tribute to Vichai

Like-minded people like Harry Maguire and James Maddison took the road to the ground as they paid tribute to Vichai

Like-minded people like Harry Maguire and James Maddison took the road to the ground as they paid tribute to Vichai

The parking lot where the tragic helicopter crash took place is a sea of ​​flowers and homage to the Thai businessman

The parking lot where the tragic helicopter crash took place is a sea of ​​flowers and homage to the Thai businessman

The parking lot where the tragic helicopter crash took place is a sea of ​​flowers and homage to the Thai businessman

A large photo of Vichai was placed in the middle, along with his well-known title "The Boss", which the players called him

A large photo of Vichai was placed in the middle, along with his well-known title "The Boss", which the players called him

A large photo of Vichai was placed in the middle, along with his well-known title "The Boss", which the players called him

The fans gathered in mourning to finally say goodbye to the owner who had influenced the club so much

The fans gathered in mourning to finally say goodbye to the owner who had influenced the club so much

The fans gathered in mourning to finally say goodbye to the owner who had influenced the club so much

Followers have set up Leicester shirts from various eras in honor of Vichai at the Tribute site

Followers have set up Leicester shirts from various eras in honor of Vichai at the Tribute site

Followers have set up Leicester shirts from various eras in honor of Vichai at the Tribute site

Immediately after the tragic crash, a book of condolences was opened and remains available to the fans

Immediately after the tragic crash, a book of condolences was opened and remains available to the fans

Immediately after the tragic crash, a book of condolences was opened and remains available to the fans

The parking lot in front of the stadium, where the helicopters were aboard a fateful end, has turned into a sea of ​​flowers, Leicester shirts and decorative tributes.

In the middle is a large photo of Vichai on a wreath with the inscription "The Boss" – the nickname everyone around the club called the Thai businessman.

A condolence book was opened by the club following the tragic event and is available to fans attending the home game with Burnley.

Supporters were able to travel to the King Power on Saturday much earlier than usual to quietly stand at the tribute site and pay respect before adding their own personal news to the book.

Others went down on Saturday before the game and were assisted by Leicester stars like Harry Maguire and James Maddison, who are not available for the game.

Leicester returned to the Premier League last weekend, where he was defeated by Demarai Gray 1-0 last weekend, triggering emotional scenes.

The fans stood patiently in the queue to sign the books and leave a personal message and their memories of Vichai

The fans stood patiently to sign the books and leave a personal message and their memories of Vichai

The fans stood patiently to sign the books and leave a personal message and their memories of Vichai

Many messages thanked for the work Vichai had done in Leicester

Many messages thanked for the work Vichai had done in Leicester

Many messages thanked for the work Vichai had done in Leicester

The devotees shared the silence as they gazed at the many colors of the floral tribute outside the King Power

The devotees shared the silence as they gazed at the many colors of the floral tribute outside the King Power

The devotees shared the silence as they gazed at the many colors of the floral tribute outside the King Power

A fan stopped to take a picture while wearing a freshly printed Leicester shirt bearing the name of the deceased chairman

A fan stopped to take a picture while wearing a freshly printed Leicester shirt bearing the name of the deceased chairman

A fan stopped to take a picture while wearing a freshly printed Leicester shirt bearing the name of the deceased chairman

The players joined the supporters who made the early trip to the stadium. Defender Ben Chilwell helped plant flowers for Vichai before he paid tribute to himself.

"An emotional day, but I can not wait to hear the atmosphere," wrote the England international on Instagram.

Danny Simpson thanked the supporters and club staff for making every effort to make the Tribute site so beautiful.

"I can not give enough credit to the staff, fans, the public and the city who helped in the stadium," the social media defender wrote.

"It just shows how much love, respect and appreciation we all had for The Boss, the atmosphere will be incredible today. Let's go, boys."

Leicester confirmed on Friday that a permanent tribute for Vichai will be set up outside the stadium in the form of a statue of the 60-year-old.

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