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To think that this chap is an idiot?

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Anne58 Tue 24-Jun-14 17:47:54

Just listening to the PM programme on Radio 4, where they were interviewing some England fans in Brazil, prior to what apparently is a pointless game this evening, as all is already lost.

One man said that he had actually QUIT HIS JOB in order to go to Brazil for the world cup shock shock shock

Do jobs in his sector grow on trees? If so then he is a damn sight luckier than many. Did he tell his employer exactly why he was resigning?

Being a loyal fan is one thing (although football leaves me cold to say the least) but this sort of behaviour seems to me irresponsible.

I wonder what he will put on his CV, and what sort of reference he might expect from his last boss.

Mishap Tue 24-Jun-14 17:52:12

Yes - quite bonkers! I heard it too. Let us hope he does not try and apply for benefits - I think this qualifies as making oneself voluntarily redundant!

Anne58 Tue 24-Jun-14 18:00:20

Absolutely right Mishap and given my current circumstances (again!) it really rankles. Although you do wonder how he afforded the flights etc, perhaps he was a city wanker banker.

I'm afraid that I must also confess to wondering how many of the "fans" out there are actually working or on benefits. Yes, I know bad thought!

whenim64 Tue 24-Jun-14 18:27:05

I wonder if it's the same young man who has just told a BBC News reporter that he quit his job to go to Brazil.

durhamjen Tue 24-Jun-14 18:42:09

Do not think many on benefits will have a spare £5000.

Galen Tue 24-Jun-14 18:44:49

Bonkers is right

Ana Tue 24-Jun-14 18:46:32

What's that got to do with it?

kittylester Tue 24-Jun-14 18:47:34

I agree phoenix

Aka Tue 24-Jun-14 19:22:57

Definitely bonkers!