World Cup 2018: Farmer sews 'longest' German flag

World Cup 2018: Farmer sews 'longest' German flag
 

A Bangladeshi farmer has shown his support for Germany's World Cup hopes in an unusual way - with a home-made flag 5.5km (3.4 miles) long.
Amjad Hossain, 69, says his love for the country began after he used German homeopathic medicine for a gallstone.
He started working on the flag two years later when Germany hosted the 2006 World Cup, and has continued to add to it in subsequent tournaments.
He has even sold land to buy enough black, red and gold fabric.
The flag was unveiled at a school in Mr Hossain's hometown of Magura, around 60 miles (100 km) to the west of the capital Dhaka, on... read more

 
6 June 2018 in World News, Views: 47
Source: BBC
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