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A Twitter user promised free drinks for all if Michael Sam sacked Johnny Manziel and did 'money' sign. Sam responded.
Aug 24, 2014 01:54 PM
Before Saturday's St. Louis Rams-Cleveland Browns game, Twitter user @SquareKnight made the type of playful, hyperbolic statement that Twitter lives and breathes on:



Rams vs Browns tonight. If Michael Sam sacks Johnny Football & gives the money sign, drinks are on me. For everyone in the world. Forever.

— FISHER KING (@SquareKnight) August 23, 2014

You know what happened: In the fourth quarter of the Rams' 33-14 win, Sam followed @SquareKnight's tweet to a T.



OMG! So glorious that Sam did it! Take that Johnny Football. You go, Mike!

— FISHER KING (@SquareKnight) August 24, 2014

But then there was that thing about the promise of drinks ...



Declaring bankruptcy in 3..2..1...

— FISHER KING (@SquareKnight) August 24, 2014

Today I messed up by promising mankind free booze for all eternity.

— FISHER KING (@SquareKnight) August 24, 2014

Internet trolls, as they do, also had their say, prompting a clarification:



I wasn't betting against Michael Sam. I was wishing he'd do it. Joking about celebratory drinks for mankind; that was the sentiment.

— FISHER KING (@SquareKnight) August 24, 2014

Still, despite negativity from frustrated fellow Twitter users who wanted a free beer, this story has a pretty happy ending:



Anyone know Sam's fave charity? So pumped he sacked JFF. If I can't perpetually intoxicate society, I can contribute to its betterment.

— FISHER KING (@SquareKnight) August 24, 2014

I heard there was a drink offer... In lieu of that @SquareKnight the Boys & Girls Club of Greater STL could use help! pic.twitter.com/qzseOXJfED

— Michael Sam (@MichaelSamNFL) August 24, 2014

.@MichaelSamNFL: Consider it done. Great play, btw. Give 'em all Hell in the NFL! You're a class act. God bless, brother.

— FISHER KING (@SquareKnight) August 24, 2014

The man, who did not want to be named, said he is donating $500.

Information from Darren Rovell was used in this report.


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