The FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 kick-started on October 6, 2017 and for the first time host India made a debut in FIFA World Cup. There will be 24 teams who will feature at the U-17 World Cup 2017 and the matches are scheduled at Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Goa, Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati, Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium in Kochi, Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata, Dr D Y Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai and Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi. The Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan in Salt Lake City, Kolkata unveiled a brand new FIFA sculpture. It is designed by none other than West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. (ALSO READ FIFA Under 17 World Cup 2017 Tickets: Price & How to Book Tickets Online of Under 17 Football World Cup in Mumbai, Delhi, Goa and Other Cities).
Mamata Banerjee is also an accomplished artist, but the headless installation that was unveiled got really weird reactions by people. The Twitterati could not handle it and had a rather interesting day trying to decipher the meaning behind this peculiar artwork. Check out some of the tweets here:
Some definitely were revolted by the sculpture!
While some of them appreciated the work of art by Mamata Banerjee
Here’s another netizen who could not believe it!
Another person who was not really impressed with the design!
Here’s another person taking a dig at the FIFA sculpture
Many people found the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 sculpture designed by Manata Banerjee bizarre, but art is subjective and people do not have to go crazy with posting conflicting reactions on the internet!