24-year-old Manuel Franco finds $768 million winning Powerball ticket

Making It Rain On Them Hoes: 24-Year-Old Wisconsin Man Comes Forward As $768 Million Powerball Winner

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24-Year-Old Wisconsin Man Finds $768 Million Winning Lottery Ticket

24-year-old Manuel Franco didn’t even know he was richer than a muthaf***a.

According to the NYPost, Franco was going through $10 worth of quick pick tickets that he thought he had checked already. Psych. The West Allis resident found the $768 million winning ticket stuck underneath another ticket and immediately freaked the f**k out.

“My heart started racing, my blood started pumping, I felt warm,” he recalled. “I started screaming.”

Despite being the new recipient almost a billion dollars, life wasn’t exactly easy for Manuel after that.

“I got that paranoia when you think the whole world is after you,” Franco told reporters. “I thought there was somebody behind me every single day.”

“It’s hard living your life when you have the ticket everybody wants.”

The jackpot was the third-largest Powerball lottery in history. Manuel accepted the $477 million lump sum and says he quit his job two days after he found the ticket. He’s also ready to tell everybody asking for money to kiss his rich a$$.

“I’m ready and I know how to say no,” he said.

Sounds like he’s on his way to a happy life, lol.



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