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A 5-year-old who wore a Lionel Messi jersey made from a plastic bag is going to meet him

Murtaza Ahmadi, a five-year-old Afghan boy, is about to get the thrill of a lifetime.

Ahmadi’s family was too poor to get him a real Messi jersey, so his brother made one out of a blue and white grocery bag. Now — after a wide-ranging internet campaign — the Afghan Football Federation is setting up a meeting between the superstar athlete and the young superfan.

Story by Tony Manfred and editing by Chelsea Pineda

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