30-year-old Dinu Alex from the central Travancore region, consisting of football crazy fans left a note at his home in which he said he's grief-stricken over Lionel Messi's loss at the World Cup. Alex hails from Arumanoor in Kottayam district of Kerala.
The regional police and the fire as well as rescue team have launched search operations for Dinu who has been missing since the match got over past-midnight.
As a possible suicide condition was looked at, the rescue force launched a search in the Meenachil river. Malayalam channel Manorama reported that Dinu wrote a suicide note before disappearing.
The local media have since then reported that the police dog squad was rushed into action in order to conduct more searches. Further updates about the youngsters whereabouts were not available until early evening on Friday.