Fan who vowed free beer for us all if Sam sacked Manziel: 'I messed up'
AUG 24, 2014 3:05p ET
It was bold, we'll give him that:
Rams vs Browns tonight. If Michael Sam sacks Johnny Football & gives the money sign, drinks are on me. For everyone in the world. Forever.— FISHER KING (@SquareKnight) August 23, 2014
Of course, that play -- involving two of the most-talked-about NFL rookies of all time -- actually ended up happening in the game. And yes, Sam flashed Manziel's trademark "money sign."
Here's the proof:
Clearly, "free drinks for everyone in the world, forever" is a bet that pretty much no one could honor, and the enormity of the mistake was not lost on @SquareKnight:
Declaring bankruptcy in 3..2..1...— FISHER KING (@SquareKnight) August 24, 2014
Today I messed up by promising mankind free booze for all eternity.— FISHER KING (@SquareKnight) August 24, 2014
Since my frivolous bets influence human events ... if the Jets win the Super Bowl, free puppies and ice cream for every kid in America.— FISHER KING (@SquareKnight) August 24, 2014
So it seems highly unlikely that your favorite watering hole will soon become an open bar courtesy of this fan's bet. But to his credit, it sounds like he's still determined to do a good deed:
Anyone know Sam's fave charity? So pumped he sacked JFF. If I can't perpetually intoxicate society, I can contribute to its betterment.— FISHER KING (@SquareKnight) August 24, 2014
Apparently, Sam himself was listening because he made a suggestion for a much better use of @SquareKnight's funds:
And because he's a standup guy, @SquareKnight accepted: