Luke Littler Earns Huge Payday Despite Losing World Darts Championship Final

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After beating the 2018 darts champion, Rob Cross, 16-year-old Luke Littler qualified for the long-awaited final game. It made him the youngest person to ever win this achievement. However, on January 3, he lost the final to Luke Humphries with a score of 7-4. Despite not getting the trophy, the young legend secured quite a payday.

Luke Littler’s Impressive Performance

Luke Littler was the surprise of the entire tournament and gained many new fans and followers thanks to his performance. Before participating Littler was ranked 164th in the world, yet he still managed to defeat his more experienced opponents to get to the final.

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Apart from Rob Cross, Luke Littler competed against Christian Kist, Andrew Gilding, Matt Campbell, Brendan Dolan, and even his idol Raymond van Barneveld. Despite losing the final, the young man earned an impressive £200,000. That’s not bad at all for a 16-year-old kid!

Plans for the Future

Luke Littler was quite emotional after the final and shared that he still couldn’t comprehend all that had happened. He is determined to stay focused and grounded and keep working to become an even better Luke Littler. He even said that his goal was to win at least one match. But look where he is today!

When asked about his plans for the prize, Luke stayed humble and said he wanted to get himself some Under Armour tracksuits, a new coat, and Fifa points for his Xbox. He also shared he would love to start driving but hasn’t decided on his dream car yet. Whatever car he chooses, though, his prize money should definitely cover it!