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  • Friday, December 7th 2018 - 15:37 UTC

    Famous Afghan Messi fan displaced by war, fears for his life

    The picture (left) went viral and the dream of meeting Messi came true (right) in 2016.

    Murtaza Ahmadi, whose picture in 2016 donning a plastic home made Argentine national football jersey pretending to be that of Lionel Messi went viral leading the actual Barcelona FC star to meet him personally and give him a real shirt, is now one of thousands of Afghans displaced by war, as his family has left their home in southeastern Ghazni fleeing a Taliban large-scale offensive.