Lionel Messi is star of Kerala’s Thrissur Pooram as fans pay tribute to Argentine legend in style

Messi’s illuminated cut-outs on the adorned elephants saw thousands of fans in the crowd losing their minds with excitement.

BySouth First Desk

Published May 01, 2023 | 6:04 PM Updated May 01, 2023 | 6:04 PM

Kerala’s unparalleled love for Argentinian football legend Lionel Messi was on full display on Sunday night (30 April) at the internationally famed festival Thrissur Pooram.

Messi’s illuminated cut-outs on the adorned elephants saw thousands of fans in the crowd losing their minds with excitement.