Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers was delighted to deliver the FA Cup to the supporters.
Youri Tielemans' outrageous strike from 30 yards sealed the success.
After winning his first major honour in English football, Rodgers told LCFC TV: "It feels amazing. My initial reaction after the game is that I'm just so happy. The courage they showed in the game was incredible, to produce that quality performance against a top level team.
"Secondly, obviously, for the supporters, for the first time in their history, they can now say they're FA Cup winners. I've heard all the stories since I've been here, of the glorious failures and how unfortunate it's been, so to be able to give them that moment was special.
"For Khun Top and his family and what they've given this club, I know this was a dream of Khun Vichai's, so to be able to deliver that today is a good feeling."
He continued: "I don't know [whether I'd say it's] destiny, you just know you're going to have to defend well when you're 1-0 up with the last 15-20 minutes to go. You've got to try and close the game out.
"These are the Champions League finalists, so you know they're top, top players. You know you're going to have to suffer. But we got the VAR [decision], it shows the line was good. We weren't too deep, so Chilly's offside, and Kasper [Schmeichel's] save… we talk about Youri's goal, but in the same breath, you've got to talk about his save. It's absolutely incredible. They were two big moments in the game."