The whole world is under the grip of the ongoing FIFA fever with fans cheering for their favourite teams. And epic matches are being played in the host country Qatar. Kerala is exploding with colour as a result of the continuing FIFA fever. The streets of Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram were bursting with the cutouts of iconic football players such as Leonel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar. For Kerala, football has always been a source of solace. It's clear from the flags and images of favourite football players that have been daubed all over the city, transforming it into a microcosm of Qatar.