Irish footballer pockets €1 million in lottery win

Irish footballer pockets €1 million in lottery win

Irish footballer pockets €1 million in lottery win

At 11:58 a.m. Wednesday the Kansas Lottery will announce the Holiday Millionaire Raffle number that's worth $1 million to the person who has the ticket.

According to the Irish Times, the former Republic of Ireland under-21 global received the winning ticket in the post from his godfather and uncle Peadar Murphy, a native of Castlebridge, County Wexford.

One ticket is a $1 million victor, while 4,259 other tickets also won prizes. He really did have the best of luck, because he won the €1 million prize.

O'Connor had been given the winning ticket as a Christmas present from his uncle, who picked up the lucky stub at Flanagan's Centra Supermarket on December 14.

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"After some searching, I sent them a picture of the ticket but I never really believed that it was the victor of the €1 million prize".

The shops' proprietor, Louis Flannagan, greeted the defender upon his arrival to validate the ticket and was thrilled to have the millionaire winning ticket to come from his store. He is as nice a person as one could meet.

The top six prizes can only be collected in National Lottery offices in Dublin.

Having had such a busy schedule with Preston over the Christmas and New Year period, O'Connor will be returning to the Deepdale club to join the preparations for his championship game this weekend.

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