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Brazil fan Tamim waiting for hexa

  • Published at 02:00 pm June 13th, 2018
  • Last updated at 02:01 pm June 13th, 2018
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Bangladesh cricketer Tamim Iqbal, sporting a Brazil jersey, alongside his son Arham

An avid Brazil fan, Tamim Iqbal hoped his favourite football team will clinch the hexa - a record sixth World Cup title

Just like in the past, Bangladesh opening batsman Tamim Iqbal will be rooting for five-time winner Brazil when the 2018 Fifa World Cup kicks off in Russia Thursday.

The greatest show on earth will get underway with the opening match between host Russia and Saudi Arabia at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

An avid Brazil fan, Tamim hoped his favourite football team will clinch the hexa - a record sixth World Cup title.

Brazil face Switzerland in their opening game at Rostov Arena Monday.