Game 5 GIFs capture Royals' jubilation

Game 5 GIFs capture Royals' jubilation

Here are the top GIFs from the Royals' 7-2 victory over the Mets in Game 5 on Sunday night to win the World Series, courtesy of @MLBGIFs.

1. Hands on hardware

110115 KC lifting up world series trophy

The Royals couldn't wait to get their hands on the franchise's first World Series trophy since 1985.

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2. Most Valuable Perez

110115 KC salvy dancing with MVP trophy

Royals catcher Salvador Perez is one happy man after earning the Most Valuable Player Award presented by Chevrolet. He's the seventh catcher to be named World Series MVP, the first since Pat Borders in 1992.

3. Brett approves

110115 george brett kc world champions reaction

Royals legend George Brett celebrates after Wade Davis strikes out Wilmer Flores for the final out.

4. Pure joy

Ben Zobrist celebrates WS victory

Ben Zobrist sends his glove into the air as the Royals cap off an unbelievable run to a World Series title.

5. Comeback kids

Eric Hosmer reacts to game tying run

Eric Hosmer is pumped up after sliding home with the tying run in the top of the ninth inning.

6. A new ballgame

Eric Hosmer slide

Hosmer's aggressive baserunning and Lucas Duda's errant throw tied the game at 2 in the ninth and sent the game to extra innings.

7. Party in the dugout

Royals dugout celebrates run

The Royals' bench goes wild during the a two-run rally in the ninth.

8. Volquez honors father

Edison Volquez honors father, writes initials on mound

Edinson Volquez, who attended his father's funeral Wednesday, scratched his dad's initials into the dirt on the mound at Citi Field before his Game 5 start.

9. One to remember

Christian Colon RBI single

In his first at-bat of the postseason, Christian Colon delivered a clutch single to score Jarrod Dyson and give the Royals a 4-3 lead in the 12th inning.

10. Second time's the charm

Royal fans celebrate with sign

These Royals fans had a hunch their team would make it back to the Fall Classic after coming up short in Game 7 against the Giants last year.

Austin Laymance is a reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.