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Manikganj Brazil fans delighted by embassy visit

  • Published at 01:24 am June 22nd, 2018
Brazil embassy officials at a rally organized by football fans in Manikganj yesterdaydhaka tribune
Brazil embassy officials at a rally organized by football fans in Manikganj on Thursday Dhaka Tribune

On Wednesday afternoon, Milton de Figueiredo Coutinho Filho – a councilor at the Brazil embassy – visited Manikganj along with former national footballer Sheikh Aslam

Fact, a significant part of the Bangladesh population support Brazil when it comes to football. The fervent devotion to the national football team is so spectacular that a councilor from the Embassy of Brazil paid a visit to Manikganj in order to experience the love firsthand.

On Wednesday afternoon, Milton de Figueiredo Coutinho Filho – a councilor at the Brazil embassy – visited Manikganj along with former national footballer Sheikh Aslam.

They were greeted by a horde of enthusiastic fans. In accordance with typical football mania, the streets were lined with Brazil flags, and the streets were crowded with people in Brazil jerseys as a rally escorted them from the Shaheed Miraz-Tapan Stadium and throughout the city.

A cacophony of celebratory music greeted the embassy councilor. The fans, elated by the visit of an official Brazil representative, took it as an acknowledgment and affirmation of their fandom.

Councilor Milton said he was pleased to see the energy and excitement of the crowd.

The Councilor of Brazil Embassy was pleased to see the crowd’s energy and excitement. Soon after, a rally full of exhilaration set out from Manikganj.