Before the English Premier League season got underway, the odds of Leicester City winning the championship were 5,000-to-1.

Now that Leicester is on the verge of clinching the title, anyone who placed this longshot bet is poised to collect a nice payday.

That includes Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks -- unless he's just clowning around. But either way, Hanks definitely understands how stunning of a story this is.

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