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Bengali fan marks Messi's 31st birthday with 31 lb cake02:14

Bengali fan marks Messi's 31st birthday with 31 lb cake

India, Ichapore
June 24, 2018 at 20:00 GMT -00:00 · Published

Bengali football fan and one of Lionel Messi's most ardent supporters, Shib Shankar Patra, showed his passion and love for the Argentinian striker, by painting his house in Ichapore in the Argentinian white and blue colours ahead of the World Cup, as shown in video from Sunday.

Patra celebrated the Argentinian legend's birthday by distributing Lionel Messi jerseys, as well as a 31 lb cake, made in the Latin American nation's team colours, to children in Ichapore, along with food and sweets.

"Today is Messi's birthday, 31st birthday. So, today we cut a 31 pound cake for Messi," stated Patra. "We hope that Messi will win against Nigeria," stated President of Argentina Fans Association Alok Marik, who also attended the event.

Patra's family is elated as Messi's birthday collides with the most watched sporting event on the planet, the football World Cup.

Bengali fan marks Messi's 31st birthday with 31 lb cake02:14
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Bengali football fan and one of Lionel Messi's most ardent supporters, Shib Shankar Patra, showed his passion and love for the Argentinian striker, by painting his house in Ichapore in the Argentinian white and blue colours ahead of the World Cup, as shown in video from Sunday.

Patra celebrated the Argentinian legend's birthday by distributing Lionel Messi jerseys, as well as a 31 lb cake, made in the Latin American nation's team colours, to children in Ichapore, along with food and sweets.

"Today is Messi's birthday, 31st birthday. So, today we cut a 31 pound cake for Messi," stated Patra. "We hope that Messi will win against Nigeria," stated President of Argentina Fans Association Alok Marik, who also attended the event.

Patra's family is elated as Messi's birthday collides with the most watched sporting event on the planet, the football World Cup.

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