Afghan child bags genuine Messi shirt

Media captionMurtaza perceived a special package sent by Lionel Messi

The Afghan child who became an online strike after wearing a homemade shirt temperament Lionel Messi’s famous series 10 has finally perceived a genuine thing – from a Argentine footballer himself.

BBC Trending helped to locate a child famous as “Messi’s biggest fan”, five-year-old Murtaza Ahmadi, who comes from a Jaghori District, in a eastern Ghazni range of Afghanistan.

Messi’s government group reliable on Thursday that Murtaza was sent a sealed Argentina shirt and football from a Barcelona forward, who has been crowned a world’s best actor 5 times.

“I adore Messi and my shirt says Messi loves me,” Murtaza pronounced – already perfecting his possess idea celebration.

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Murtaza wearing his homemade shirt – that sparked a online hunt for a immature fan

The online hunt for a child was sparked by a singular print that went viral, display him wearing a homemade shirt done from a striped blue cosmetic bag, imitating a famous Argentina strip.

Claims primarily followed that a child was an Iraqi Kurd and that a Barcelona star wanted to find a immature fan to give him a correct shirt.

But a source of a online rumours claiming that a design was taken in Dohuk, Iraq, after admitted creation it up.

Murtaza was finally identified as a child in a design after his uncle, Azim Ahmadi, an Afghan vital in Australia, put BBC Trending in hold with his brother, Arif – a immature clinging Messi fan’s father.

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Arif Ahmadi

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Murtaza’s father says he is too bad to means a genuine Messi shirt

The Ghazni rancher reliable his son was a child who prisoner people’s imaginations worldwide and combined that Murtaza was “extremely happy”.

Messi is a goodwill envoy for a United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (Unicef) and a group helped to get a shirt to a boy, posting a design of Murtaza on a Facebook page.


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Messi also sent some additional shirts, that might now be snapped adult by Murtaza’s family, including his oldest hermit Hamayon, who published a strange cinema on Facebook, that afterwards went viral.

It’s not transparent what’s happened to a cosmetic bag, that might now have been retired.

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