Outsider Wayne Rooney Everton bet scoops punter fortune thanks to messy handwriting


A football fan who bet that Wayne Rooney would return to Everton FC has won £2,000 thanks to his messy handwriting. Seven years ago Manchester City fan Jordon Fawcett put down £20 that the Manchester United talisman would eventually return to his first club Everton. At the time the odds were 100-1. At the time the Betfred odds on Rooney’s next move reflected the player’s superstar status ; City 11/8, Chelsea 5/2, Real Madrid 3/1, Barcelona 8/1 with AC Milan or Inter Milan 20/1.

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