Murtaza Ahmedi
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Messi shirt boy 'forced' to leave Afghanistan due to threats

The father of the five-year-old Afghan boy, who became an internet sensation after being photographed wearing a homemade Lionel Messi football shirt, says the family has been forced to leave Afghanistan due to repeated threats.

Murtaza Ahmedi subsequently received autographed shirts from the soccer star.

The family are now based in Quetta in Pakistan as Shaimaa Khalil reports.

  • 03 May 2016
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