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Betfred punter wins £2,000 from Wayne Rooney bet placed in 2010

A Betfred punter has won £2,000 after placing a bet on Wayne Rooney to join Everton back in 2010.


Jordon Fawcett put £20 on Rooney to re-join The Toffees at a massive 100/1. At the time, the England striker was being linked with a move away from Man Utd, with Chelsea, Real Madrid and AC Milan the leading the way with the bookmakers.

At the time it was incredibly unlikely that Rooney would move back to Goodison Park, but after seven more years with Man Utd - the move finally happened this summer.

Fawcett then remembered he had placed this bet and went searching for the betslip, initially having no luck.

He told the Manchester Evening News: "I turned the house upside down to find the slip when Wayne did move to Everton - my brother was laughing, but I wasn't - it was a lot of money! It was my first ever bet, so I remembered it clearly."

As for what he will do with the £2,000, Fawcett said: "We originally could not afford a honeymoon with the cost of the reception, now with this £2,000 we are probably going to Majorca with our two children. I am over the moon."

Speaking about the 100/1 winner, a Betfred spokesman stated: "It's amazing that a Red legend like Wayne Rooney going back to his boyhood club is paying for the honeymoon of a loyal City fan. Jordon is one of only 19 people in the country who put a bet on Rooney going to Everton at 100-1."

Where shall we stick out £20 for 2025 then?! 



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