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Wales are in the last-four.

Punter placed double on Leicester and Wales - could win a tidy sum

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During last season, we heard of dozens of punters that had placed some money on Leicester to win the Premier League at 5000/1.

When the Foxes lifted the trophy, it represented the biggest single odds win in history and left bookmakers paying out millions.

But something like that would never happen again, would it?

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Well, less than two months later, Wales are on the verge of completing a similar feat.

Ok, the odds of the Welsh winning this summer’s European Championships were 50/1, meaning they were 100 times more likely to triumph than Leicester but still, there weren’t many people who were willing to back Chris Coleman’s side.

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But there’s one man who put faith in both Leicester and Wales in an incredible bet. The Mirror are reporting that an anonymous person will be taking a stroll to Ladbrokes to collect a cool £5,202 if Wales lift the Henri Delaunay Cup on July 10.

The punter in question wasn’t quite good enough to predict Leicester would become champions but, back in October, he had seen enough to be convinced that they would finish in the top-four.

The odds back then were still an incredible 50/1 but there was absolutely no sweating on this leg of the bet. Not only did Claudio Ranieri’s side win the league, but they finished 15 points clear of Manchester United in fifth-place. Job done.

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Now it’s Wales’ turn and it must be getting pretty nervy for the person that placed the £2 double in an east London shop.

The Welsh face Portugal on Wednesday and, if they can overcome Cristiano Ronaldo and co, will play the winner of Germany and France in the final.

It’s not been reported if there has been any cash-out offered but you couldn’t blame them if they were phoning Ladbrokes this morning asking how much they would buy their bet off of them for.

Wales v Belgium - Quarter Final: UEFA Euro 2016

It’s also unclear which team this person supports - or which nationality they are. Imagine if they were a Welsh Leicester fan and they are close to winning a decent amount from their two sides. That wouldn’t be a bad year, would it?

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