Ryan Tunnicliffe's career could pay off big time for his soccer dad.
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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