Leicester City have secured their first FA Cup final since 1969, after beating Southampton at Wembley on Saturday.
Foxes player, Kelechi Iheanacho scored a goal in the second half that decided the winner of the match.
Leicester’s last major final of any description came in 2000, when they lifted the League Cup.
“That is what this game is about, creating a memory,”
The feat for the Foxes triggered positive reactions from coach Brendan Rodgers, who is yet to win major silverware in English football, but won seven trophies in less than three years as manager of Celtic.
Rodgers whose side have “the chance to create history” said, “I have been made aware since I’ve been at Leicester how important this cup is for the supporters.
“We have the chance to create history. When we arrived here, that was the ambition. From a football perspective we wanted to be able to compete and we have been able to do that. Now we have a trophy to genuinely go for.”
Iheanacho also expressed his feelings and made comments after converting a pass from Jamie Vardy’s fine work to a goal score at the second attempt 10 minutes after the interval. He said,
“It is a dream come true. I watched the FA Cup when I was little and now I get the chance to play in the final.
“I think the FA Cup loves me and I love the FA Cup.”
Considering the attempt to allow fans come back, to ease the restrictions around the deadly Covid-19, a test was carried by allowing 4,000 supporters to be present during the match
In the final, Leicester will play against Chelsea on15 May, their first appearance since they lost 1-0 against Manchester City 52 years ago.