Arsenal fan wins £4,250 after lumping £125 bet on Gunners match
Lucky Arsenal fan wins £4,250 after betting £125 on Gabriel Martinelli to score first and the Gunners to beat Nottingham Forest 5-0 at 33/1…while begging them to stop scoring a photo of his slip from the Emirates
- An Arsenal fan has shown his winnings after placing an ambitious bet
- Callum McGinley, better known as Callux, won £4,250 from £125 . on Sunday
- McGinley bet on Arsenal to win 5-0 and Gabriel Martinelli to score first at 33/1
- The Gunners defeated Nottingham Forest with Martinelli opening the scoring
An Arsenal fan has shown his successful betting slip after winning £4,250 from a £125 bet.
Callum McGinley, better known by his internet name Callux, backed his side and won 5-0 against Nottingham Forest with Gabriel Martinelli scoring first, and his wishes were granted in the Emirates on Sunday afternoon.
He posted a photo of the bet slip at 3:36pm, just minutes from the full time with the score at 5-0, and begged his side to stop scoring with the caption: ‘PLEASE FOR THE LOVE OF GOD ARSENAL’ .
An Arsenal fan has won £4,250 after placing an ambitious £150 bet on his side on Sunday
The fan needed Gabriel Martinelli to score first and Arsenal to win 5-0 at Emirates
Mikel Arteta’s squad returned to the top of the Premier League with the win, which came easily as the Gunners dismantled the division’s basement in north London.
Martinelli opened the scoring in the fifth minute, before substitute Reiss Nelson scored a brace in his first appearance of the season to make it 3-0.
Thomas Partey and Martin Odegaard then made it 5-0 in 78 minutes before the YouTube star held his breath for the final period of the match.
Callum McGinley (left), better known as Callux, begged his side to stop scoring at 5-0
Arsenal returned to the top of the Premier League table with the win over Nottingham Forest
But Arsenal answered his pleas and failed to score again, earning McGinley a profit of over £4,000.
He shared a celebration video taken during the whistle, where he can be seen hugging people like KSI in celebration.
The 33/1 bet caused hysteria among fans on social media, with one supporter tweeting: ‘LOOOL you’ve got it’.
Another asked, “Would you lend me a fiver?” while McGinley’s followers congratulated him on his win under the celebration video captioned, “man like callux the bet king.”