Former NFL quarterback Drew Brees was struck by lightning while filming a commercial for PointsBet Sports Book in Venezuela.
Video of the shocking incident was posted on Twitter:
PointsBet released a statement regarding the incident:
Nick Underhill of NewOrleansFootball.com offered this short two-worded update on Brees:
Brees tweeted on Monday that he was “excited to be flying to a top-secret location later this week to shoot the new promotional video for @PointBetUSA.”
If this is indeed a prop for the commercial, it’s vital either Brees or PointBet let us know..