After asking online lottery players what they would do with a jackpot win, we often, after the usual new house and new car wishes, hear them say that they would buy season tickets to every single football game. For one such lottery fan, his wish became more than a reality and he has now bought himself a new house right next door to Cristiano Ronaldo!
From kitchen assistant to two time lotto winner
It’s been a rollover-coaster ride for the Chinese lotto winner. The Chinese lottery player started off working as a kitchen assistant, but it seems that Lady Luck had other plans for him. His first lotto win was winning €1.8 million in the Spanish lottery La Primitiva three years ago. If that wasn’t lucky enough, he won the lottery again on the 13th June, 2014 on the EuroMillions, this time scooping a whopping €137 million.
He’s now reported to be moving into a house where his next door neighbour will be Real Madrid superstar footballer Cristiano Ronaldo.
El Mundo, the Spanish newspaper have called the two time lottery winner, ‘Javi’ and when asked if he is the luckiest man in the world, he replied: “Yes…two big prizes are mine.”
But, according to rumours, Ronaldo, the Real Madrid striker, might be on the move when his contract runs out in 2018. He could go to either Manchester United or PSG.
Get lucky this St.Patrick’s Day
There will be a lot of finger-crossing, rabbit foot-clutching and four leaf clover-searching going on for those online lottery players who have at least one ticket into tonight’s SuperEna Max draw, with an eye-popping 225 million Euro jackpot up for grabs.
With just a few hours left, make sure you too play SuperEna Max!
If you have already purchased your lucky lotto ticket, let's take a look a some more lucky lotto trivia to see just how lucky you can get today!
Luckiest male names
The names that come up most as lottery winners are:
Luckiest women names
Lucky Star Signs
Luckiest lottery numbers
Ever since the 10 new balls were introduced to the UK Lottery in October, 2015, the most frequently drawn numbers have been 52 and 55, which have both been drawn five times.
The luckiest jobs according to Camelot are as follows:
Builders – 331 millionaires. In 2008, Tony Nutbrown, 61, of Cumbria, won £3million. His partner, Patricia, also has a lucky name – a double whammy.
Manufacturing – 176 millionaires. John Gill, 56, of Warrington, Cheshire, who has a truck repair firm, falls into three of the lucky categories. He won £1million in December.
Medics – 100 millionaires. Nurses Isabella Hughes and husband Brian, of West Lothian, won £2.5million after a dream gave her the numbers.
IT staff – 83 millionaires. In 2009, John Walsh, 63, and his seven colleagues at Hewlett-Packard in Liverpool each won £6.5million.
Cleaners – 50 millionaires. A syndicate of 18 cleaners from St Matthew’s Academy in Saltcoats, Ayrshire, won £55,555.55 each.
The single dad with 8c left in bank
If you think winning the lottery will never happen to you, just think back to the single dad who had 8 cents left in the bank and won $1.5 million in 2015.
To make the story even more intriguing is the fact that he had seen a psychic in the days just prior to the draw, who told him his financial situation would soon be looking up. We’ve all heard that before, but I suppose it’s just the degree of luck that makes a difference.
The stunned Division 1 winner said that his massive lotto windfall would “certainly do the trick” in that regard, adding that his win “must have been written in the stars.”
After checking his ticket “about 10 times”, it finally sunk in that he had become an instant millionaire. “Now I have $1,500,000.08,” he said.
The man planned to use the money to help his family and invest in his children’s future.