Fans Question Whether Super Bowl Streaker Was Actually Paid Out $375,000 By Betting Company
By Stewart Perrie
The bloke who invaded the pitch at the Super Bowl is claiming to have made a hell of a lot of money from the stunt, but not everyone is convinced.
Streaker Yuri Andrade bet a streaker would jump the barricades and run onto the field at Raymond James Stadium and is now claiming to have won AUD$483,000 (£271,500).
But as news of his mammoth winnings spread like wildfire on social media, people immediately questioned its legitimacy.
While some asked how on earth the betting company could pay it out, others suggested the bet potentially didn't even happen at all.
As the game progressed through its fourth quarter, things briefly came to a halt when Andrade ran onto the pitch, wearing a revealing hot pink G-string swimsuit.
The 31-year-old was arrested by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office and charged with trespassing.
He then had to pay USD$500 (£360) bail to be released - although this, it turns out, could be nothing compared to what he's gained from the stunt.
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SportsBetExpert shared a photo of Andrade on the pitch, claiming he'd placed a bet on the game.
The post said: "Yesterday's Super Bowl streaker bet $50k on a prop bet at +750 that there would be a streaker at the SB.
"Cost him $500 to get out of jail so he cleared $374k on the bet!"
While both the bet and the potential winnings have not been confirmed, Andrade shared the SportsBetExpert post and said: "Dudes are good at math."
Andrade invaded the pitch in the fourth quarter of the game, as the Kansas City Chiefs attempted to catch up with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
While the TV broadcasts cut away, people in the stadium managed to film Andrade as he led the arena's authorities on a wild goose chase around the players.
His adventure eventually came to end when he was tackled to the ground.
Speaking to NBC 6, Andrade said: "It was kind of spur of the moment, a little bit of liquid courage and adrenaline rush.
"It felt kind of like I was skydiving, so I rushed the field. The first thing I wanted to do was kiss [Chiefs quarterback] Pat Mahomes on the cheek."
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