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FIFA World Cup fever hits Kolkata, streets decked up with colorful posters, flags and graffiti

Kolkata is all mixed with the flavor of FIFA World Cup 2022 with the city's lanes and by-lanes all decked up with flags, posters, and art of different football teams. 

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FIFA World Cup fever hits Kolkata (AP)

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  • FIFA World Cup fever hits Kolkata
  • North Kolkata streets decked up with colorful posters and flags
  • Colors of FIFA World Cup on the streets of Kolkata

By Anirban Sinha Roy: Kolkata is all mixed with the flavor of FIFA World Cup 2022 with the city's lanes and by-lanes all decked up with flags, posters, and art of different football teams.

FIFA World Cup fever grips Kolkata (India Today)
FIFA World Cup fever grips Kolkata (India Today)

West Bengal and particularly, Kolkata as the city of joy, is a sports crazy city all the time. Kolkata is full of football fans. The city of joy has a massive number of supporters who are crazy about either one of the two big teams in the tournament - Brazil and Argentina.

FIFA World Cup fever grips Kolkata (India Today)
FIFA World Cup fever grips Kolkata (India Today)

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Argentina and Brazil fans of Kolkata are all geared up to grab the football fest opportunity. The lane of North Kolkata is decorated by them in various colors. They have kept graffiti of legendary footballer of Argentina, Diego Maradona as well as Brazil's Ronaldo and the official mascot of 2022 FIFA Qatar World Cup Mascot Al Laeeb.

FIFA World Cup fever grips Kolkata (India Today)
FIFA World Cup fever grips Kolkata (India Today)

Argentina has already lost their first match at the Qatar World Cup, but the supporters are all charged up for the next match and some supporters are ready to have a great time on Brazil's matchday.