They say sleep deprivation can kill you. And I have felt close a time or two!

Here's PROOF!

11 straight days without sleep to watch TV, KILLED a zealous soccer fan!

26 year old Jiang Xiaoshan guzzled booze and smoked to help him stay awake to watch every single match in the Euro 2012 championships in Poland and the Ukraine. When he finally fell asleep, he never woke up! Sources say he died of exhaustion from alcohol, tobacco and sleep deprivation.

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