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Afghan Boy Joins His Idol Lionel Messi For Match


A small boy from Afghanistan who became a worldwide sensation for an improvised jersey in honor of soccer great Lionel Messi joined his idol for a match in Qatar. Six-year-old Murtaza Ahmadi walked with the star to lead Barcelona out for an exhibition match. Earlier this year, the boy captured hearts when pictures of him playing soccer in his replica Messi jersey, made out of a plastic bag, went viral on the Internet. (Reuters)

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