Rajeev Mahmud, a resident of Madaripur city, is a staunch supporter of Argentina football team. From the first match of the World Cup in Qatar, he watched every game on the big screen in front of the house. On the days when Argentina played, there was a special arrangement for eating. Rajeev Mahmud’s dream, this time Lionel Messi’s team Argentina will win the World Cup champion trophy. There is only one step left to fulfill that dream.
The current champion France and one of the superpowers of football, Argentina, are entering the field today at nine o’clock on Sunday. On the occasion of the final game, Rajeev Mahmud’s joy and excitement increased. 300 to 400 football lovers will watch the game together. Regardless of win or loss, Khichuri Bhoj is organized for everyone.
Rajiv Mahmud told Prothom Alo, “My only son, wife, sister and all the family members are blind fans of Argentina. Let’s all watch the game together on the big screen. People of all ages also enjoy the game. I did not miss any game of big teams like Argentina, Brazil, France, Spain. saw all I have strong confidence that Messi will win the World Cup trophy this time. The World Cup will be Argentina’s this time.
Apart from the city’s meeting hall, arrangements are being made to watch the final on big screens at at least 50 locations in the district. After the game, the football lovers have prepared for the victory procession with the flag of their favorite team in their hands.
On the surface, it can be seen that the local youths have arranged to watch the game on the big screen at three places in the College Road area of Madaripur city. Apart from this, Puran Bazar Swarnakarpatti, Badamtala, in front of Cure Hospital, in front of Sadar Upazila Parishad, Kuldwip, Lekpar Ruble Point, Charmugaria, Government Madaripur College ground, in front of Zilla Parishad, Madaripur Municipal Square, Iterpool, Thantali, Crossroads and other places of the city to show the game on big screens. Preparations are underway.
A few local youths have arranged to watch the game on a big screen at Rubel Point in Shakuni Lakeside of the city. One of them, Shamim Ahmed, said, “I love playing football. For this, some of us have arranged to watch the game by collecting subscription among ourselves. I am Argentina supporter. Despite losing the first match against Saudi Arabia, we managed to reach the final. That’s the big find. Now I will accept both victory and defeat.
Noor Alam, a resident of Chaurasta area of the city, is a staunch supporter of Brazil. Argentinian supporters continued to argue with him until the quarter finals. But he has now backed France after Noor Alam’s side lost to Croatia. Regarding the final game on the big screen, Noore Alam said, ‘Argentina’s Messi plays very well, there is no question about it. But reigning champions France are no less. There are great players like Mbappe. Brazil lost to fate. I have accepted the defeat of my team. But did not miss any game. Two good teams will play in the final today. We will be able to watch the artistic football game, that’s why we have this special arrangement on the big screen.
Meanwhile, special security measures have been taken by the district police to avoid any untoward incident at the World Cup final match. District Police Superintendent. Masud Alam told Prothom Alo, “The World Cup final means a festival. Everyone is in a festive mood. Local people have arranged to watch the game on big screens at several places in the district. Arguments between fans of the two teams can turn into clashes in the final game. Our police are on alert for this. Police patrols have been increased during or after the game.