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Meet the Hereford man who's just won £71 million

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Meet the Hereford man who's just won £71 million

By Charlotte Moreau

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    The man who scooped £71,057,439 in the EuroMillions jackpot has been revealed as Ade Goodchild.
  • Ade bought his winning ticket from The Co-op, Ledbury Road in Hereford.
  • He celebrated his win later that day by watching the Wales vs Ireland rugby match on television with his parents whilst sharing a takeaway pizza and spicy chicken wings, all washed down with Italian beer.
  • The 58-year-old man has worked in a local metal factory for the last 24 years and is a former student of Bishop of Hereford's Bluecoat School
  • Ade is currently single, has two ex-wives and no children
  • Camelot, operator of the National Lottery, have confirmed that the £71,057,439 prize was the UK's 15th-biggest lottery win.

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