Premier League promotion: Unbelievable, emotional scenes as Brighton moves up

History was made on Monday, when Brighton & Hove Albion earned promotion to the Premier League for the first time ever. The Seagulls haven't played in the top flight of English soccer since 1982-1983 and will be the 48th team to play in the Premier League.

It all came after a 2-1 win over Wigan that saw the team move seven points clear at the top of the Championship and 13 points clear of a playoff spot, meaning they are moving up.

And as you can imagine, the scenes were absolutely incredible, and thousands of fans stormed the pitch. Take a look:

Players even got on a train with fans and started singing:

And the signing happened in the streets as well:

That's passion and love for your soccer club, be it the one you support or the one whose badge you wear on your chest. What a moment for this club, as its dreams come true.

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