FIFA 2022: A football-alcohol cocktail was created in Kerala. Fans drank so many millions of liquor during the final..all records broken
In the title match, Argentina’s team defeated France and became the FIFA World Cup champion for the third time. This was also Lionel Messi’s last tournament, so he got a grand farewell from football.
FIFA World Cup champion team captain Messi kisses the trophy (FIFA/Twitter)
New Delhi: Even though cricket is preferred over football in India, there are some parts of the country where football is still the first priority of the fans. We are not saying this, rather we are narrating the government figures related to the Kerala government on the day of the FIFA World Cup. Yes, on the day of the final match of the FIFA World Cup played between Argentina and France, the fans of Kerala, immersed in celebration, drank liquor worth 56 crores in a day.
According to a report, liquor worth about 35 crores is sold daily in Kerala, but on Sunday, the day of the final of the FIFA World Cup, people consumed liquor worth 56 crores. Out of these 56 crores, 49.40 crores were sold by the Kerala State Beverages Corporation, the only wholesaler of liquor and beer in the state. Apart from this, the sales made through the retail outlets of KSBC and Marketed were close to six crores.
It was told that usually, the sale of liquor in Kerala is close to 50 crores on festivals like Christmas and Onam, but all previous records were broken in the final of the FIFA World Cup.
In the first half of the title match, Argentina had made a strong hold on the match by scoring two goals. Just before the end of the 90-minute game, Mbappe scored two back-to-back goals for France in two minutes. When the score remained equal to 3-3 even after extra time, the result of the match came through a penalty shootout. Messi’s Argentina won the FIFA World Cup title by winning the penalty shootout 4-2.