Kolkata: Meet the die-hard Indian fan of Argentina who painted his house in the team’s blue and white colours ahead of the football World Cup, saying his love for Lionel Messi’s men knows no bounds.
World Cup fever is manifesting! A Kolkata tea seller has painted his house in Argentina colours to show love for the team, just two days ahead of the Fifa World Cup.On Twitter, people started sharing pictures of West Bengal resident, Shib Shankar’s house, after some Indian news outlets posted the story on social media.
Kolkata resident Shib Shankar Patra’s passion for Argentina began during the 1986 World Cup when Diego Maradona helped the team win the coveted trophy.“For me, Messi is an extension of Maradona. Everyone in my family loves Messi. We love his behaviour, we love everything about him,” says Patra .
“Shib Shankar Patra’s passion for Argentina began during the 1986 World Cup when Diego Maradona helped the team win the coveted trophy.” Meanwhile, tweeps across the world, seem to be ready for the #FifaWorldCup fever.