Police said the family feared that Alex had committed suicide by drowning.
Argentina and Messi, in particular, has had a tournament to forget, with below-par performances in their first two matches, where they lost to Croatia and drew against Iceland.
Locals found the body lying among the water hyacinth that had collected at the Illickel bridge almost 20 km down the river from his house at Ayarkunnam by 8:30 a.m. I am going into the depths of death.
After the defeat of the Argentines, the man disappeared from his home, after leaving a note with the following text: "In this world nothing left that I would like to see".
The body of Binu Alex, who hailed from Arumanoor near Kottayam was fished out from a river near his home after much efforts.
According to Joice Joseph Kottathil, a relative of the deceased, Dinu had very few friends as he was an introvert.
She told him to go to bed as he had to go to work the next day.
"Yesterday, he purchased a T shirt like the one worn by Messi and sat down to watch the match". On the basis of suspicion, we are searching the Meenachil river and the surrounding area. The body was carried away by gushing water through an outlet of the river towards the Illikkal bridge.
Alex was unmarried and worked as an accountant in a private company here.