An Argentine fan has initiated an online petition for the Argentina national team to once more visit Bangladesh to play a friendly fixture after seeing Bangladeshi supporters’ love for the national team of Argentina.
One of Argentina’s largest newspapers La Nacion, ran the story ‘Russia 2018. Signatures for the Argentine national team to play a friendly match in Bangladesh’.
The petition was initiated last Wednesday by one Matias dell'Anno Irigoyen, and is addressed to Argentina captain Lionel Messi and president of the AFA, Claudio Tapia.
"The demonstrations of affection for the Argentina team in Bangladesh are incredible and the happiness shown by the videos and photos that you see is very great." One way to thank them for their support is to play a friendly match in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh with Lío and the others ", read the petition.
The petition is gaining signatures fast and over 4.5 thousand people have already signed the petition.
Argentina last played in Bangladesh back in 2011 when stars like Lionel Messi, Gonzalo Higuain and Angel Di Maria featured for the Albiceleste in a friendly fixture against Nigeria, a game where Argentina won 3-1.