World Cup victory for Wigan man who gets free car

England may have missed out on silverware at this summer's World Cup but a Wigan man has come away a big winner on the back of it.

Tuesday, 14th August 2018, 11:05 am
Updated Tuesday, 14th August 2018, 12:13 pm
Neil Roden with the Kia car he has won

Anyone who bought either a U7A or U9A Hisense TV during the tournament were entered into a draw for the chance to win one of three KIA Sportage cars.

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Other news: One in six Wigan households are out of workAnd local man Neil Roden joined winners from Southampton and Shropshire in taking home a vehicle.

He said: “I feel very lucky. I loved watching the tournament from home this summer and it’s just fantastic to win such a great prize on top of that. I have to thank the guys at Hisense UK.”

Neil was presented with his prize at the AO.com’s Bolton HQ. Hisense UK head of marketing, Arun Bhatoye, said: “It was great to meet Neil to present him with his prize.”