Too many Messis at Salt Lake

Updated: 02 September 2011 19:39 IST

How many Lionel Messis were present at the Salt Lake Stadium on Friday when Argentina took on Venezuela? Hundreds.

Too many Messis at Salt Lake
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Kolkata:

How many Lionel Messis were present at the Salt Lake Stadium on Friday when Argentina took on Venezuela? Hundreds.

Both young and old sported the number 10 jersey of Messi in the sky blue and white colours of Argentina in large numbers.

From the moment one came to the vicinity of the stadium, it was clear who was the city's man of the moment.

Animated discussions on the Argentine striker's past heroics, frequent chants of "Messi", "Messi" and placards of "Messi fever in Kolkata" were testimony to the player's popularity in India's soccer capital.

Topics : Football Neymar Da Silva Santos Junior Lionel Andres Messi Argentina Venezuela
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