In a shocking news, an ardent fan of football from Kerela, India went missing after the South American team’s 3-0 loss to Croatia in 2018 FIFA World Cup. Now he was found dead near Illikkal Bridge in Kottayam on Sunday, according to a leading news website.
His name was Dinu Joseph, Dinu went missing since 5 am on Friday morning after Argentina suffered a defeat at the hands of Croatia. According to the police officials, he left a note behind saying he was upset with Argentina’s defeat and decided to end his life. The note in Malayalam reportedly said,
“I have nothing more left to be seen in this world. I am going down into the depths.”
He belonged to Arumanoor village near Kottayam. Dinu was last seen by his parents watching late night football match at his home. His father told that his son was a great fan of Argentina captain Lionel Messi.
According to news, the disheartened football fan was suspected to have jumped into a river. His body was found with the help of a sniffer dog near the river. The sad news of Dinu Joseph’s death coincides with the birthday of Argentina’s captain Messi who turned 31 on Sunday.