Leicester vice chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha has paid an emotional tribute to his father Vichai and promised to continue his legacy after the Foxes chairman’s death.
The 33-year-old, known as ‘Top’, posted on Instagram on Wednesday following Saturday’s helicopter crash which claimed the lives of five people.
Top laid a wreath with his mother Aimon at the King Power Stadium on Monday while he also viewed the tributes with the squad.
LEICESTER will travel by coach rather then plane for Saturday’s Premier League clash against Cardiff.
The Foxes have opted to travel by road after making the decision that flying would be insensitive given the circumstances of chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha’s tragic death.
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Srivaddhanaprabha died on Saturday, along with four others, when his helicopter crashed after taking off from the King Power Stadium.
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Last night, Leicester announced the Cardiff game will go ahead, having postponed their Carabao Cup game with Southampton.
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The club had discussed whether to play the Premier League fixture in Wales but it will go ahead after backing from the players and staff and there will be a minute’s silence prior to kick off, while the players will wear black armbands.
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Accompanied with a picture of him kissing his father, Aiyawatt, known as ‘Top’, wrote: ‘I would like to thank everyone from the bottom of my heart for this overwhelming support.
‘What happened made me realise how important my dad was to many people all over the world and I am touched by how many people kept him close to their hearts.
‘I am extremely proud to have such an extraordinary father. From him I have received a very big mission and legacy to pass on and I intend to do just that.’