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A kiss for our hero! Relatives of soccer team trapped in Thai caves embrace the boys as they finally return home 26 days after vanishing in underground tunnels

  • Soccer players and coach who spent more than two weeks trapped underground have spoken about ordeal
  • Adun Sam-On, 14, revealed the moment British divers discovered them inside the …

Duangpetch Promthep, one of the 12 Thai soccer players trapped underground for more than two weeks in a flooded cave, is kissed by his relatives as they are reunited for the first time following the ordeal

Duangpetch was reunited with his family after being released from hospital where he has spent a week in quarantine since being rescued from the cave. Doctors say all of the boys are now in good health

Before being reunited with their families, the boys gave a press conference in which they spoke about how they survived on nothing but water for 10 days and spent the time playing hop-scotch and 'King of the Cave'

During the press conference, all of the boys said they were expecting to be told off by their parents when they returned home, but were greeted with hugs and kisses instead

Promthep and his teammates have all said they plan to ordain as Buddhist monks following their ordeal after prayer and meditation helped them get through it

Another of the Thai boys is led away by his smiling relatives after speaking to the media for the first time following their ordeal

Banphot Konkum, Promthep's uncle, embraces him as the Thai cave boys head home to resume their normal lives after being dramatically rescued from a flooded cave network

Twelve boys and their coach, Ekkapol Chantawong, from the 'Wild Boars' soccer team speak during a press conference for the first time since they were rescued from a cave

The boys were released from hospital on Wednesday, eight days after the last team member was saved from the cave

Ekkapol Chantawong, the coach credited with helping to save the boys' lives by telling them to conserve energy and teaching them to meditate, shakes hands with a member of the press

Eleven soccer players and their coach have left hospital  eight days after the last of them were rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand where they were trapped for two weeks

The boys revealed that they worried about being told off by their parents and about not being able to finish their homework after first getting trapped

One of the football team smiles as the boys are given gifts from the Thai people following their rescue from the cave

'Titan' Chanin Vibulrungruang, 11, puts his head in his hands as he talks about the Navy SEAL who drowned trying to save them

Ahead of the press conference the boys were allowed to play football for the first time since being freed from the cave

The boys appeared happy and healthy during the press conference, as doctors said they are still 3lbs lighter on average than when they went into the cave, but have been gaining weight

The boys have also pledged to ordain as Buddhist monks following their rescue, which is not a lifelong commitment and is undertaken by many young people in the deeply Buddhist nation

The youngsters also revealed their guilt over the death of Saman Kunan, who drowned trying to save them, and many said they would now like to become Navy SEALs in his honour

Banphot Konkum, the uncle of Duangpetch Promthep, one of the boys rescued from a flooded cave, wipes his eyes as he watches his nephew on television

Elon Musk (pictured) has apologised for his 'pedo guy' slur aimed at a British cave diver Vern Unsworth  who helped save 12 boys trapped in a cave in Thailand
Elon Musk has apologised for his 'pedo guy' slur aimed at a British cave diver Vern Unsworth (pictured) who helped save 12 boys trapped in a cave in Thailand

The boys had previously been kept in quarantine in hospital but doctors decided to release them, saying they were in good health aside from minor infections

The Wild Boars, which is the name of their soccer team, were greeted by their friends at the provincial hall in Chiang Rai where they played football before being quizzed

 The team had previously been kept in quarantine inside hospital amid fears they had contracted diseases during their two weeks spent trapped in a cave

While the team have delivered pre-prepared messages, including mourning for Navy SEAL Saman Kunan who drowned trying to save them, this will be the first time they have spoken live

The team spent more than two weeks trapped in the flooded Tham Luang cave before being rescued by an international team of divers

Thai rescue team members walk inside the cave where the 12 boys and their soccer coach first became trapped on June 23, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province