A FAN who quit his job because he loves England so much said he would be unhappy if he missed even a minute.
Casey Bishop, 39, has handed in his resignation from his job at Northumbria University in Newcastle so he doesn’t miss football at home or at the pub.
Football mad Casey said: “I would have been so miserably stuck at work.
“I’m a huge football fan and I just can’t imagine not being able to see them.
“Morally, I felt like I couldn’t walk [to Qatar]. I was always against it, but when I heard about the atrocities and the human rights record. I couldn’t give them my money.
“I’ve also heard from friends over there that they pay £16 for a pint of beer so I’m glad I made that decision.”
Luckily Casey has a new job on the horizon for the new year and his last boss kindly cut his notice period in half to two weeks so he could leave in time for the start of the World Cup.
He watches the games in the pub, in the fan zones and at home.
It comes as England fans got the party started in the pubs ahead of the Three Lions’ crunch game against USA tonight.
Loud England fans were already getting in the mood for tonight’s drama by filling pubs and hoisting the flag.
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Excited fans were in high spirits as they got the party started at the Red Lion pub in London, with one loyal fan even sporting an entire flag as an outfit.
Some were photographed in player costumes as a supporter wore a Harry Maguire mask and held up a replica World Cup trophy.
Whilst Boxpark Wembley was packed with fans coming for a pint after the early hours.
A win will see the Three Lions into the last 16, while a draw on goal difference could possibly suffice.
Gareth Southgate’s men enter the game in stunning form after beating Iran 6-2 in their opening game in Doha.
In Qatar, Amie Coady and other wags were seen making their way to the stadium to support the England stars.
Up to 11 million have reportedly left the office to work from home for Monday’s game in honor of the earlier 1pm whistle.
After the draw with Wales, USA will be desperate to bounce back and keep their dream of reaching the knockout stages alive.
England last met the USA at a World Cup 12 years ago when a howler from Rob Green saw the game finish 1-1 between the two sides.
Wales’ World Cup hopes hang by a thread after two late Iran goals broke Welsh hearts earlier this morning.
https://www.the-sun.com/sport/6768244/love-england-so-much-quit-job/ I love England so much that I gave up my job to watch every Three Lions game – I would be unhappy if I missed even a minute