Messi Sends Signed Shirt to Afghan ‘Plastic Bag Shirt Boy’

Messi Sends Signed Shirt to Afghan ‘Plastic Bag Shirt Boy’

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Messi shirt on boy -UNICEF Afghanistan

An impoverished Afghan boy experienced a jubilant dream come true when he received an autographed team jersey and football with a personal message from world renowned Argentinian footballer, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Leo Messi.

A five-year-old Afghan boy photographed wearing an improvised Lionel Messi shirt made out of a plastic bag has finally received the genuine article — and it was signed by the Barcelona superstar. Murtaza Ahmadi shot to internet fame after photographs of him dressed in the blue-and-white top with Messi's name written on it went viral in…

Photo from UNICEF Afghanistan

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