- Dinu Alex is a die hard fan of Argentina striker Lionel Messi
- He has been missing since 5 am today
- Rescue teams are conducting extensive search near his house
Dinu Alex, 30, who according to police, is a die hard fan of Argentina striker Lionel Messi, has been missing since 5 am today. Mr Alex, who was last seen by his parents watching the late night match at home, has left a suicide note, police sources have confirmed.
The suicide note in Malayalam reads, "I have nothing more left to be seen in this world. I am going down into the depths".
Police teams along with Fire and Rescue service personnel are conducting an extensive search near his house in Kottayam, which is surrounded by water bodies.
Recently, a football crazy fan from the state cycled all the way to Russia to watch the tournament and realise his dream of meeting Argentina's living legend Lionel Messi.
Clifin Francis, 28, flew to Dubai from Kerala on February 23, bought a cycle, took a ship to the port city of Bandar Abbas, the capital of Hormozgan province on the southern coast of Iran, before embarking on his cycling odyssey to Russia. "I am very happy. It was a four-month-long journey," Mr Francis told news agency PTI.