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Kollam: One sporting a long beard in Argentina’s colors and the other a hairstyle with a World Cup trophy design on the back of his head, two fans of the South American national team, hailing from Kerala’s Kollam district, are ready to lend their support. team before Sunday evening’s final.

The soccer World Cup played in Qatar from November 20 to the final today is just one example of the support and support for South American national teams like Argentina and Brazil that was witnessed in Kerala.

Sunny, an autorickshaw driver from Kollam’s Kundra area, dyed his long beard in the colors of his favorite team and tied his hair with a blue ‘M’ at the back to show his support for Lionel Messi.

As he informed the media, the owner of a salon noticed his beard and offered to paint it with the blue stripes of Argentina.

His friend Rao ji, also an Argentina fan, got his hair cut with the yellow World Cup trophy designed on the back of his head.

Sunny said that everyone is noticing his new beard and college students come to take selfies with him in the evenings.

“At home, my kids love it. However, my wife says she won’t go out with me because she’s embarrassed and asked me to take it off after the final,” he said.

Rao ji said for sure that Argentina will lift the cup this year and if not, he will shave his head and Sunny said that he will remove his beard completely if the South American team loses in the final.

Meanwhile, a young girl from Kerala’s Malappuram district shouted at Brazil fans after teasing them about the defeat of her favorite team, Argentina, in their first match — a video that went viral — telling a TV channel that she and her friends will set off more firecrackers than anyone in the South. If the American team wins.

They said that not only the common public, but also politicians and influencers are eager to see the result of the World Cup final.

Leaders like MB Rajesh, CPI(M) who is the state Local Self-Government Department minister, and MM Mani were hopeful that Argentina would win the cup this year.

Argentina fan Rajesh said he had never been as tense as during the counting of votes in the four elections he has contested ahead of the final match today.

He said France was a strong team on paper, but Argentina was no longer the team that arrived in Qatar at the start of the tournament.

Winning the cup would be a great achievement for Messi and his career, he said.

Mani also hoped and was hopeful that Messi would lift the cup together with his team.

“Losing in the first game gave them the impetus to move forward,” he said.

Actor and Kollam MLA Mukesh, told a scribe that despite being a fan of Brazil, since his favorite team did not reach the final, he wanted Argentina to win as he was a fan of Messi.

Superstar Mohanlal, who was in Qatar to watch the final, said he didn’t have a favorite team but was excited to see who would win.

“May the best team win,” he told the media. PTI

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