Emiliano Martinez visited Bangladesh on his short trip to Asia before the holidays and the local Argentina fan base went wild. Dibu’s next stop will reportedly be Calcutta, India, where he is expected to arrive this Monday.
Local cricket idol Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, who currently serves as a Member of Parliament, was among those who greeted the Argentine goalkeeper. Mashrafe thanked Martinez by posting the following on Facebook:
“Short time meet, but a great feeling. The goalkeeper of the World Cup winning team is in front of our eyes! He doesn’t know how many years of waiting of millions of people like me ended when Argentina won the World Cup!”
As for the Best goalkeeper in the world, Dibu also showed how very thankful he is to the Bangladesh people and posted the following on his Instagram:
“The people here, with their love, care, and unrivaled hospitality, have truly melted my heart. I eagerly anticipate my return to this beautiful country in the near future. So, until my next visit, I bid you farewell, leaving a piece of my heart here. I am forever charmed by Bangladesh.”