A devastated Argentinian football fan from Kottyam, Kerala allegedly jumped into a river on Friday morning following Argentina’s shock defeat to Croatia in the FIFA World Cup on Thursday.
The Argentinians suffered a shock 3-0 defeat against Croatia in their second group match of the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia.
The man identified as 30-year-old, Dinu Alex left a note in which he said that he could not bear the pain of his favourite team’s defeat, a family member said that Alex seemed disturbed after the game and went missing for a few hours.
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The police launched an immediate search in Meenchal river, however, the search was hampered due to heavy downpour
Alex’s friends stated that Alex was confident that Argentina would mount a comeback and make it through to the next round of the World Cup.
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However, after Argentina’s defeat, Alex was distraught and cried and switched off his phone, admitting that his team had let him down.
This story originally appeared in the Hindustan Times