NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates in the clubhouse after defeating the New York Mets to win Game Five of the 2015 World Series at Citi Field on November 1, 2015 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Kansas City Royals defeated the New York Mets with a score of 7 to 2 to win the World Series. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) Elsa Getty Images
The Kansas City Royals persevered in Game 5 of the World Series on Sunday night, locking up their first championship since 1985 with a dramatic 7-2 win over the New York Mets at Citi Field.
After the game, the relentless, resilient, tireless Royals exhaled after a hard-fought postseason run with a raucous clubhouse celebration, and much of it was shared on social media.
Even actor and noted longtime Royals supporter Paul Rudd was in the clubhouse for the revelry (as Mike Oz of Big League Stew documented):
The smattering of Royals fans in attendance at Citi Field were also honored when Jarrod Dyson emerged to thank them personally on top of the dugout. As if that wasn't enough, the World Series trophy made its way out to the fans as well...
Below, enjoy another series of Tweets, .GIFs and photos shared by the Royals' official Twitter feed after their October journey was finally realized.