Lara dutta : Wave your flag!

By Hindustan Times

New Delhi, July 6 -- Over the last few weeks the world has been gripped by football fever. Everyone has Waka Waka as their ring tone, everyone looks a little bleary eyed coming into work in the morning because they've been up catching the late night game on TV, the Oracle Octopus is an overnight rage, Paulo Coelho is totally dissing Mick Jaggers presence at the stadium on Twitter, everyone's Blackberry status is proudly flying a flag, Messi's lack of performance or lack of opportunity is the favourite talking point right now and basically everyone is down with this 'once in four years' malady called The World Cup!

I've been a keen follower of the World Cup ever since I was a teenager. Brazil has been a f