Rescued Senegalese migrant wins €400,000 in Spain’s Christmas lottery

An unemployed Senegalese man who was rescued by the Spanish coastguard after making a risky journey from Morocco eight years ago on a packed wooden boat won 400,000 euros ($437,000) in Spain’s annual Christmas lottery.

The Spanish Christmas lottery is a huge holiday tradition in that country, dating back to 1812. Here is their awesome Christmas ad: