Matthew Almusa has grow to be a little bit of a celeb in Finland after showing in a relationship present for farmers.
The present, ‘Maajussille morsian maailmalla’ or its direct translation “Farmer Desires a Spouse Worldwide”, targeted on him and three different farmers on the lookout for love.
The present required he movie in Finland for 3 weeks. He additionally participated in shoots for the present in Regina and close to his dwelling in Margo, Sask.
A comply with up episode was shot in Regina initially of the 12 months.
Almusa was not trying to be on a actuality TV present when the chance introduced itself.
Almusa stated his cousin was researching the household’s family tree and linked with a relative in Finland over Fb. The relative was on the lookout for single farmers to audition for the present
“Have you learnt anyone that has Finnish ancestry, is single and is within the farming trade?,” Almusa stated the relative requested.
He chatted with the relative earlier than being handed alongside to the present’s producers.
“I would as nicely take the prospect and who is aware of who you possibly can meet and what connections you will get, and I’ve pals now from internationally, a lot of them in Finland, however even the opposite guys who had been on the present, there’s one from Lebanon and one from Turkey.”
The present will be considered in Canada, but it surely has a big following in Finland.
“As the opposite man within the present stated, that we’re ‘FIF’, well-known in Finland,” stated Almusa.
He stated he was capable of return to his regular life when he received dwelling, however in Finland his face appeared in tabloids and followers ship him messages on Instagram.
“I nonetheless carry on pondering of myself as this little farm boy from Margo and generally you simply have to sit down and give it some thought and suppose ‘wow I really was on this TV present,” he stated.
Being a celeb and having individuals wish to take footage with him was one of many highlights of the expertise for Almusa, however he was grateful to get to go to one other a part of the world within the course of.
“I positively suppose that this expertise has introduced me nearer to Finland and the love of Finland, I imply we all the time had been proud fins however you did not actually know all of the issues of Finland till you really go there,”Almusa stated.
He nonetheless retains in contact with the individuals he met on the present, and stated he stays pals with the ladies who vied for his coronary heart.