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Essex: Has a plucky better picked up £2,500 after putting £5 on Brazil losing 7-1 last night?

15:20 09 July 2014

A view of the scoreboard showing Brazil 1 Germany 7 after the FIFA World Cup Semi Final at Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

A view of the scoreboard showing Brazil 1 Germany 7 after the FIFA World Cup Semi Final at Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

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It has been reported someone in Essex cashed in on last night’s 7-1 thrashing of Brazil by Germany in the World Cup.

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A story on the Telegraph’s website claims the lucky punter took a fancy to the 500/1 odds for predicting the astonishing score.

And after sticking a fiver on the result the gambler was able to pocket a handy £2,505 at the final whistle.

Other astute betters were rubbing their hands with glee after correctly predicting the 5-0 half-time score.

Five of the goals were scored in a 19 minute period in the first half, the sixth and seventh being added after the break.

It was the first time a team had hit seven goals past their opponents in a World Cup semi-final and Brazil’s biggest ever defeat in the competition. Previously it had been only 3-0 against France.

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