Drake loses $1 million on a World Cup bet he made on Argentina defeating France


Popular rapper Drake suffered a huge financial loss after placing a bet on Argentina to defeat France at the World Cup finals.

The Canadian music star lost his $1 million bet on Argentina in the final FIFA game on Sunday after a 3-3 tie full time, which went on to a penalty shoot-out that resulted in 4-2 win in favour of Argentina. The “Rich Flex” artist had placed his bet in a market where extra time is disregarded and the result is decided based on the score after 90 minutes of play.

Drake revealed to users in a since-deleted Instagram post that he had bet on the Stakes and would have received $2.75 million if he had won. Social media users also saw a video of Drake expressing his support for Argentina, saying in one clip with a friend, “I’ll take Argentina, he’ll take France,” while sporting Napoli gear.

Drake is always known for losing bets,  Drake, who was born in Toronto, is probably used to losing bets in the world of sports. Some people have even attributed game losses to what they call the Drake curse.

Drake’s Previous losses: He recently lost a lot of money after placing bets on other sporting events. For one, he lost a $2 million bet on a UFC fight earlier this year when middleweight champion Israel Adesanya was defeated by Alex Pereira at UFC 281, which took place on November 12 in New York.

The news that Drake had backed Argentina ahead of the pivotal 2022 World Cup match sparked jokes on Twitter, with some users speculating that Drake’s bet would curse Argentina and prevent them from winning.

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