How much money would you bet on your favorite team this World Cup? The defeat suffered by Argentina in its debut in the Qatar World Cup It was a bit expensive for a fan who lost $160,000 (approximately 3,093,368 Mexican pesos) in a bet.
Hours before the match between the Albiceleste and Saudi Arabia, the Australian betting company called TAB published a message via Twitter expressing that there was a big bet by a person in favor of Argentina.
💰BIG BET 💰
This is LARGE! One punter has put $160,000 @ $1.13 on Argentina to beat Saudi Arabia tonight! #Qatar2022
— TAB (@tabcomau) November 22, 2022
“This is big! A bettor has put in $160,000 @ $1.13 that Argentina will beat Saudi Arabia tonight,” the message read.
The odds on the bet were at $1.13, which would have netted this hobbyist $180,800, or $20,000 in profit.
However, we already know what happened in the game, in which Lionel Messi’s team lost 2-1 after the opposing team came back from behind in the second half with goals from Saleh Al-Shehri and Salem Al-Dawsari.
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