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Strictly Come Dancing’s Kevin Clifton breaks down as he and Stacey Dooley win

Viewers are thrilled for him

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By his own admission, Kevin Clifton has been the bridesmaid but never the bride, taking his celebs far in Strictly Come Dancing but never to the finishing line.

He has competed in five finals but has never lifted that glitterball trophy.

But this changed tonight as he and partner Stacey Dooley were crowned champions of the 2018 series.

Stacey and Kevin lift the trophy (Credit: BBC)

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It was an emotional moment, with Kevin – who is arguably the most popular pro dancer with viewers – breaking down in tears.

It was all too much for Kevin (Credit: BBC)

Tonight’s winners, who had been bookies’ favourites to win, proved a popular choice with viewers.

Stacey and Kevin have become close friends (Credit: Strictly)

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