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Afghan boy in homemade jersey now looks to meet Lionel Messi
Murtaza Ahmadi, was photographed on Thursday wearing Messi's signed Argentina shirt at UNICEF'S office in Kabul. The boy, who lives in a remote village in war-torn Ghazni province, has already had his dream come true.
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Murtaza Ahmadi, a five-year-old Afghan Lionel Messi fan plays with a soccer ball during a photo opportunity as he wears a shirt signed by Messi, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Feb. 26, 2016. Mohammad Arif Ahmadi, the father of the boy who was pictured wearing a homemade Argentina shirt with No. 10 on the back, said Friday they want to thank Messi, a UNICEF goodwill ambassador, in person.(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

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Murtaza Ahmadi, a five-year-old Afghan Lionel Messi fan plays with a soccer ball during a photo opportunity as he wears a shirt signed by Messi, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Feb. 26, 2016. Mohammad Arif Ahmadi, the father of the boy who was pictured wearing a homemade Argentina shirt with No. 10 on the back, said Friday they want to thank Messi, a UNICEF goodwill ambassador, in person.(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

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Murtaza Ahmadi, a five-year-old Afghan Lionel Messi fan plays with a soccer ball during a photo opportunity as he wears a shirt signed by Messi, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Feb. 26, 2016. Mohammad Arif Ahmadi, the father of the boy who was pictured wearing a homemade Argentina shirt with No. 10 on the back, said Friday they want to thank Messi, a UNICEF goodwill ambassador, in person.(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

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In this provided by UNICEF, Murtaza Ahmadi, an Afghan Lionel Messi fan, wears a donated and signed shirt by Messi, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. (Mahdy Mehraeen/UNICEF via AP)

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Murtaza Ahmadi, a five-year-old Afghan Lionel Messi fan poses for a portrait in a shirt signed by Messi, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Feb. 26, 2016. Mohammad Arif Ahmadi, the father of the boy who was pictured wearing a homemade Argentina shirt with No. 10 on the back, said Friday they want to thank Messi, a UNICEF goodwill ambassador, in person.(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

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Murtaza Ahmadi, a five-year-old Afghan Lionel Messi fan poses for photograph, as he wears a shirt signed by Messi, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Feb. 26, 2016. Mohammad Arif Ahmadi, the father of the boy who was pictured wearing a homemade Argentina shirt with No. 10 on the back, said Friday they want to thank Messi, a UNICEF goodwill ambassador, in person.(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

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In this provided by UNICEF, Murtaza Ahmadi, an Afghan Lionel Messi fan, shows a donated and signed shirt by Messi, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. (Mahdy Mehraeen/UNICEF via AP)

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Murtaza Ahmadi, a five-year-old Afghan Lionel Messi fan plays with a soccer ball during a photo opportunity as he wears a shirt signed by Messi, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Feb. 26, 2016. Mohammad Arif Ahmadi, the father of the boy who was pictured wearing a homemade Argentina shirt with No. 10 on the back, said Friday they want to thank Messi, a UNICEF goodwill ambassador, in person.(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

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Murtaza Ahmadi, a five-year-old Afghan Lionel Messi fan plays with a soccer ball during a photo opportunity as he wears a shirt signed by Messi, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Feb. 26, 2016. Mohammad Arif Ahmadi, the father of the boy who was pictured wearing a homemade Argentina shirt with No. 10 on the back, said Friday they want to thank Messi, a UNICEF goodwill ambassador, in person.(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

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Murtaza Ahmadi, a five-year-old Afghan Lionel Messi fan plays with a soccer ball during a photo opportunity in a shirt signed by Messi, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Feb. 26, 2016. Mohammad Arif Ahmadi, the father of the boy who was pictured wearing a homemade Argentina shirt with No. 10 on the back, said Friday they want to thank Messi, a UNICEF goodwill ambassador, in person.(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

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In this provided by UNICEF, Murtaza Ahmadi, an Afghan Lionel Messi fan, wears a donated and signed shirt by Messi, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. (Mahdy Mehraeen/UNICEF via AP)

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Afghan boy in homemade jersey now looks to meet Lionel Messi

Murtaza Ahmadi, was photographed on Thursday wearing Messi's signed Argentina shirt at UNICEF'S office in Kabul. The boy, who lives in a remote village in war-torn Ghazni province, has already had his dream come true.

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