The Barclay’s Premier League trophy tours Africa

Chelsea players celebrate with trophy after winning the English Premier League at Stamford Bridge in London

The Barclay’s Premier Trophy is on a tour in South Africa.

Football fans in Cape Town have been presented with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take pictures with the trophy which they so often see only on television.

Excites fans have been tweeting their joy at being able not only to see the coveted trophy, but also to take pictures with it.

Here are some of the pictures and tweets posted by the lucky fans;