On Len Goodman’s final ever live episode of Strictly Come Dancing, he branded finalist Ore Oduba ‘the spirit of Strictly’ – and basically nearly everyone agreed.
The comment came as Ore performed his final ever dance on the show, a repeat of the jive he performed in week four, with his professional partner Joanne Clifton.
Unlike the other finalists – Danny Mac and Louise Redknapp – Ore has zero dancing experience and watching his journey has been one of the best moments of this year’s series.
But Len wasn’t the only judge who felt Ore embodied the spirit of the long-running BBC One show, as viewers at home also took to social media to claim Ore the winner in their eyes.
Ore and Joanne received tens across the board from the four judges, with notoriously critical Craig Revel Horwood admitting that he couldn’t bear how good Ore was: ‘I have nothing to complain about’.