This real trophy is coming to Bangladesh today Photo: Reuters
The walls of the officers quarters of Bangladesh Water Development Board, located on the banks of Gulshan Lake, are smiling in various colors. All the famous footballers are painted on the canvas of the wall.
There is no big star in that 12 thousand square feet graffiti? Looking at the hair and the appearance of the face, it is clear that this is the god of football – Diego Maradona. Keeping an eye on the wall, you can see Lionel Messi celebrating the goal with his index finger.
Among the various events surrounding the trophy, it is worth mentioning that some of the women garment workers were invited to today’s dinner.
If you are a supporter of Brazil, you should be upset by this time. No, Neymar is also the lifeblood of the Brazil team, Cristiano Ronaldo is also taking a bicycle kick. This graffiti also shows the insanity of the people of this country about the World Cup football.
In Bangladesh, under the management of Coca-Cola Bangladesh Public Relations Company Benchmark, for about two weeks, 25-30 students of fine arts have been trying to make the football frenzy of this country intensify. Which has been named ‘alley-graffiti’.
All the events centered on the arrival of the World Cup trophy in Bangladesh today. Among the various events surrounding the trophy, it is worth mentioning that some of the women garment workers were invited to today’s dinner.
With the Qatar World Cup looming, the world tour of the FIFA World Cup Trophy, organized by Coca-Cola from Dubai on May 12, began. Coca-Cola, one of the sponsors of FIFA World Cup, is coming to Bangladesh with the support of Bangladesh Ministry of Youth and Sports and Bangladesh Football Federation.
Special flight from Pakistan which will reach Dhaka at 11 o’clock. Cristian Carrembo, the midfielder of France’s 1998 World Cup winning team, and a seven-member FIFA delegation will be with him. The trophy will be kept at the Radisson Blu Water Garden under tight security.
Jerseys of many World Cup football teams are being made in Bangladesh. There will be a few women garment workers at the dinner with the selected guests.
Ashraf Kaiser, CEO, Benchmark
Even before this, many may remember the noise about the arrival of the World Cup trophy in Bangladesh. However, the trophy came in 2013, it was a replica of the original trophy. This time the real trophy is coming.
No one has the right to touch anything except the players of the World Cup winning team and the head of state. That’s why Christian Karembur is a trophy tour partner. The World Cup trophy will be taken to Bangabhaban and Ganobhaban today to show to the President and the Prime Minister.
Dinner with invited guests at night, which is getting a little special due to the presence of some female garment workers in Bangladesh. The reason for the invitation was revealed by Benchmark CEO Ashraf Kaiser. So there will be some women garment workers at the dinner with the selected guests.
Ordinary people will get a chance to watch the World Cup trophy live tomorrow. Two and a half thousand selected spectators will get a chance to see the World Cup trophy at the hotel from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm.
You can also take pictures with the trophy. The World Cup trophy will be taken to the Army Stadium in the afternoon. Where Coca-Cola is organizing a gorgeous concert. 25,000 spectators will have the opportunity to enter the stadium out of nearly one and a half million people registered online who have been selected.
There is another special event to celebrate the arrival of World Cup Trophy in Bangladesh. A special exhibition of 20 pictures of the golden age of Bangladesh football has also been organized at Radisson Blu Hotel. The pictures were taken by Prothom Alo senior photographer Shamsul Haque.
After a 36-hour tour of Bangladesh, the World Cup trophy will fly to East Timor at 12:10 pm tomorrow.