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    Young Afghan Messi Fan Becomes Internet Celebrityi
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    February 02, 2016 5:24 AM
    A 5-year-old Afghan boy has attracted worldwide attention after a photo appeared online showing him in a T-shirt made from a plastic bag bearing the name of his favorite football (soccer) star Lionel Messi. Afghan football officials are now in touch with Messi's charitable foundation to try to arrange a meeting between Argentina's superstar player and his young fan. Zlatica Hoke reports.

    Young Afghan Messi Fan Becomes Internet Celebrity

    Published February 02, 2016

    A 5-year-old Afghan boy has attracted worldwide attention after a photo appeared online showing him in a T-shirt made from a plastic bag bearing the name of his favorite football (soccer) star Lionel Messi. Afghan football officials are now in touch with Messi's charitable foundation to try to arrange a meeting between Argentina's superstar player and his young fan. Zlatica Hoke reports.


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    by: lives from: Cal
    February 02, 2016 1:03 AM
    Awww, how cute!!