Young Afghan Messi Fan Becomes Internet Celebrity

February 2, 2016 12:24 AM
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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.