An interview with what fans are dubbing ‘the Aussiest man ever’ has gone viral.
Daniel McConnell made headlines for his hilarious appearance on Today earlier this week when he described how he helped police catch an unlicensed driver who fled the scene after smashing his car into a fish and chip shop.
‘I come outside in me jocks, and I seen old mate…and I said, “oi, what are you doing here mate, you gotta wait here,' and he's like, 'na, na, I fell asleep behind the wheel,”’ Daniel told the Today reporter.
‘He's just started taking off, so I've run inside, jumped in me little purple car, and started chasing him up the street.
‘He went down a side street, and I told the coppers he went down a side street, and they
‘And I was just chasing him in me jocks’.
Since his unforgettable interview – which has garnered over 14 million views online so far – Daniel has been enjoying his 15 minutes of fame, appearing on sunrise alongside Samantha Armytage and David Koch for yet more hilarity.
When asked about his newfound fame, the Brisbane father-of-four said:
‘It’s ridiculous, it’s absolutely ridiculous.
‘All I was trying to do was a good thing ... and look what it’s turned out to be. I’m glad I’ve turned my phone off at the moment because it won’t stop ringing’.