Five-year-old Afghan boy in plastic bag Messi jersey hopes to meet hero

LAST UPDATED: 4 Feb, 2016 @ 09:12
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Murtaza Ahmadi
Murtaza Ahmadi

AN Afghan lad pictured wearing a Messi shirt made from a plastic bag is set to meet his hero.

Murtaza Ahmadi, 5, has been invited over to Barcelona by the footballer, after he was snapped wearing the blue-and-white makeshift jersey in the troubled province of Ghazni.

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