Nothing like letting a kid pay for your retirement
Ryan Tunnicliffe's career could pay off big time for his soccer dad.
The Seattle Times
Showing confidence in his kid? You bet.
British soccer dad Mick Tunnicliffe pocketed $16,234 when son prodigy Ryan, 19, appeared as a 76th-minute replacement for Manchester United, and all because dad had the foresight to place a 100-pound wager on it happening — at 100-to-1 odds — 10 years ago.
And if you think pops is smiling now, get this: The London Daily Mail reports Mick has another 100-pound bet on the books at William Hill that Ryan will one day play for England's national team.
At odds of 350-to-1.
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