Man Sets Himself on Fire Following Dallas Cowboys Loss


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A 27-year old man from Vero Beach, Florida, had such a large fire burning in him after witnessing his team lose, that he decided to light himself on fire shortly after the game ended.

According to the Sebastian Daily, the man was rushed to the hospital after losing a bet on Sunday's Cowboys-Packers game. The couple told deputies at the hospital that the plan was to light the losing team’s jersey on fire after the game.

He lost the bet after Aaron Rodgers led Green Bay to a last-minute win of 35-31.

CBS Sports reports that the man was drunk at the time and that he tried to put on the flaming jersey while it was still burning. Family members of the man pulled the jersey off and rushed him to the Indian River Medical Center near their Vero Beach residence.

The man suffered third-degree burns on his right arm and right hand, and second-degree burns to his back.

The husband most likely thought his jersey was safe, as it looked like the Cowboys were going to win Sunday's game when the team led 31-28 with 1:13 remaining.

That all crumbled once Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers led his team down the field for a touchdown pass to Davante Adams, which led to the Packers winning the game.


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