Pinarayi Vijayan Shared FIFA’s Tweet: Thank You For Recognizing Our Unparalleled Passion For Sports: The huge cutouts of Messi, Neymar, and Ronaldo made in Cherupuzha, Pullavur, Kozhikode on the occasion of the World Cup went viral at the global level.
FIFA (International Federation of Association Football) also shared the picture of the cutouts taken by the world on their official account.
‘The heat of the World Cup gripped Kerala. When giant cutouts of Neymar, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Lionel Messi rose in a local river ahead of the World Cup tournament.
12 days left for Qatar World Cup,’ FIFA shared the picture of cutouts of Messi, Neymar, and Rono.
#FIFAWorldCup fever has hit Kerala
Giant cutouts of Neymar, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi popped up on a local river ahead of the tournament.
12 days to go until #Qatar2022 pic.twitter.com/29yEKQvln5
— FIFA.com (@FIFAcom) November 8, 2022
Now Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has retweeted FIFA’s tweet thanking him. He thanked FIFA for recognizing their unmatched passion for the sport.
“Kerala and Keralites have always loved football. Ahead of the Qatar World Cup 2022, it is evident in every nook and cranny of Kerala. Thank you for recognizing our unmatched passion for sports,’ the Chief Minister tweeted.
Kerala and Keralites have always loved football and it is on full display #Qatar2022 around the corner. Thank you @FIFAcom for acknowledging our unmatched passion for the sport.
— Pinarayi Vijayan (@pinarayivijayan) November 8, 2022
Many fans have come up with comments under FIFA’s tweet. In the comments, the happy expressions of the fans can be seen that the incident has reached FIFA. It is also celebrated by football-fan phases in Kerala.
Giant cutouts of Messi and Neymar were first installed in Pullover. Cristiano Ronaldo came next.
Meanwhile, Adv. Sreejith Perumana had filed a complaint. He had complained that the cut-outs placed in the river were blocking the natural flow of the river.
But the Chathamangalam Gram Panchayat and the Koduvalli City Council decided that the cutout could not be removed.
Place MLA Adv: PTA Rahim MLA also came in support of the sports fans. ‘The third one has come down, our Pullover. All the fish should swim through that side,’ PTA Rahim wrote by sharing the picture of the cutouts through his Facebook account.