It didn't take long for fans and pundits alike to take to Twitter to show their jubilation, with Batshuayi's second-half goal flooding the popular social media site within seconds.
What a story. Michy Batshuayi overlooked all season, and gives Antonio Conte the title. Football is a beautiful game.— Dami (@TheChelseaWay) May 12, 2017
Im naming my second son Batshuayi in honor of this title!— Jeremy (@theFAKEJeremyG) May 12, 2017
Michy Batshuayi has a title winning goal despite having played 70 fewer minutes in the PL than Glenn Pennyfather— Duncan Alexander (@oilysailor) May 12, 2017
The plaudits continued after the final whistle as Chelsea were officially crowned champions.
T 2422 - YEEEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHH ..!!! CHELSEA CHAMPIONS .. YEEAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHH CHELSEA !! pic.twitter.com/qrtRb0kOyM— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) May 12, 2017
Conte>Mourinho in every conceivable way. Classy, passionate, clever and tactically brilliant. Hard to hate Chelsea this year.— James Sutton (@thejamessutton) May 12, 2017
Brilliant season well deserved Chelsea you were the best team in the League this season— The Instigator (@AmBlujay) May 12, 2017
Well done Chelsea. Been a pleasure to watch this season, Conte has come in and got rid of the smell that Jose left behind. Brilliant stuff— Curtis Woodhouse (@curtiswoodhous8) May 12, 2017
Even Antonio Conte's old club got in on the act.