Indian fan paints his house in Argentinean colours ahead of World Cup


A die-hard Argentina fan in India has 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. 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,” Patra told a news source. Patra who sells tea from a shop on the ground floor of his building wanted to travel…

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