Hearts fan wins £83,000 in World Cup bet

Germany's win brought Rory Flynn �83,000. Picture: Getty
Germany's win brought Rory Flynn �83,000. Picture: Getty
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A lucky Hearts fan is celebrating Germany’s victory in the World Cup final after the 1-0 win netted him £83,000.

Jambo Rory Flynn, 35, had already correctly predicted Manchester City would win the Premier League, Queens Park Rangers would be promoted from the Championship, Wolves would top League One and Real Madrid would win the Champions League.

But he needed Germany to triumph to complete the final leg of the accumulator bet he placed last August.

Ahead of Sunday night’s final leg, dad-of-one Rory bet against Germany to ensure he could still make a profit.

As rumours of his potential windfall circulated on the Jambos Kickback website, fellow fans wished Rory all the best.

When Germany won, he went on the site to outline how the bet had scraped through all season.

He said: “Heart was racing, especially at thought of pens but whole bet’s been right lucky.

“Gerrard slips, Chelsea score and suddenly City get chance of league. QPR down to 10 men in play-off final seemed destined for extra time then Zamoraaaaaa.

“Real Madrid scoring in 93 mins to get extra time.”

Sky Bet, who took on Rory’s inspired wager, tweeted: “One punter has well and truly 
#skybettered us.