Kozhikode : A heroic return to Messi’s cut-out in Pullavoor, which gained world attention. Argentina fans in Pullavur removed the cut-out of Messi in celebration of their beloved messiah winning the World Cup. The action of the fans followed the end of the FIFA World Cup football matches.
The small village of Pullavur in Kozhikode district has become famous all over the world by the cut-out of the beloved player Lionel Messi. The 30-feet long cut-out of the star was finally removed from the pond by fans. There were cut-outs of other footballers in the Pullavur river, but Messi was the first to rise.
Brazilian fans put up Neymar’s cut-out the day after placing Messi’s cut-out. Within a week, Portugal fans raised a cut-out of Cristiano Ronaldo. The incident gained world attention as they placed cut-outs of many players but indeed Mess’s cut-out took away a wide range of attention.
The cut-out of Messi, which was first raised in the Pullavur River, remained there even after the legendary player lifted the World Cup. Finally, when Lionel Messi returned to his home country Argentina with the trophy, the cut-out was also removed. Despite the pain of removing the cut-out of Messi, the football fans of Pullavur celebrated the joy of their favorite player winning the World Cup by cutting the cake and bursting firecrackers.