Amazing Odds

On Monday Leicester City won the premier League title for the first time in their 132 year history. At the start of the season they were one of the favourites for relegation and were 5,000-1 outsiders to win. This means the following scenarios were considered more likely according to Paddy Power- Bono to become the next pope (1,000-1) Danny Welbeck as the next James Bond (500-1) Kim Kardashian to win Nobel peace prize (500-1) Kate and Wills next child to be named Boris (100-1) Katie Price to win the Nobel prize for literature (100-1) US president to confirm without doubt the existence of alternative intelligent life after 2020 (100-1)