Football fever has gripped Kerala with football fever . Areas of capital city Thiruvananthapuram have been decorated with football teams banners and posters of favorite players .
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) (India) – With the launch of the FIFA World Cup 2022, football fever has gripped Kerala.Many areas of the capital city Thiruvananthapuram have been decorated with football teams' banners and posters of favorite players.Moreover, around 1500 families of daily wage workers have been living in the colony.Nearly all of the colonies' areas have been painted in the Brazilian, Argentina, and Portugal colors.The colony also has a football team of its own, which is peculiar in that Brazils national football team has the most fans in the country.The elders in the colony are great footballers and big fans of Diego Maradona, the legendary yesteryears footballer, as we've seen.According to the colony's elders, the young people were compelled to put up cutouts and make wall paintings in accordance with their favorite teams.If their favorite team makes it to the semi-finals and finals during this edition of the FIFA world cup, Adithyan, a Portugal fan and a colony resident, said that the celebration here is bigger than last year.We hold rallies prior to the inauguration, we hold cutouts and flex. In each category this year, we did wall painting.Adithyan said that wall painting had been lacking the last time.Adithyan said that the colony has more fans of Brazil than Argentina and Portugal, adding that there are a lot of football clubs in the area.Adithyan explained that each club is a fan of a different nation, adding, We have collected funds and distributed it to various clubs to do wall painting and put out to do cutouts and flex. Other people contributed to their daily incomes.Fans of the Argentina team contributed 700 to the cutouts and paintings, according to Adithyan.The cutouts of legendary players have been removed.We put cutouts of Neymar, Messi, and Ronaldo in the center of the stadium, according to Portugal fan Adithyan, who said that the matches are being watched on TV by the inhabitants of the colony, but that, if our favourite teams compete in the semi-final and final, we will fix the big screen, Adithyan said.