Brits willing to ditch work for sporting event

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A survey reveals that seven out of 10 Brits would take a day off work in order to attend a sporting event.

A survey has revealed that over two thirds of Brits would miss a day of work in order to attend a sporting event.

Research conducted by breakdown provider Green Flag has also revealed that over one million people would spend more than £1,000 to get to a match.

The dominance of sport in the lives of British fans is evident after it was stated that one in three Brits would sacrifice sleep in order to attend a game on time.

One in 10 men also revealed that out of any life event, a sporting match would be the one that they would hate to miss the most.

Manchester United footballer Wayne Rooney and his wife Coleen sit in the royal box to watch the men's singles final between Serbia's Novak Djokovic and Britain's Andy Murray on day thirteen of the 2013 Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament at the All
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