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TOPSHOT - Afghan boy five-year-old Murtaza Ahmadi, a young Lionel Messi fan, plays football in Kabul on February 1, 2016. Barcelona star Lionel Messi is hoping to arrange a meeting with an Afghan boy who shot to fame after pictures of him dressed in a striped plastic bag jersey went viral, Kabul's football federation said on February 1. AFP PHOTO / SHAH Marai / AFP / SHAH MARAI        (Photo credit should read SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - Afghan boy five-year-old Murtaza Ahmadi, a young Lionel Messi fan, plays football in Kabul on February 1, 2016. Barcelona star Lionel Messi is hoping to arrange a meeting with an Afghan boy who shot to fame after pictures of him dressed in a striped plastic bag jersey went viral, Kabul's football federation said on February 1. AFP PHOTO / SHAH Marai / AFP / SHAH MARAI        (Photo credit should read SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)

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Family of young Afghan Messi fan forced to flee

The Afghan child whose image went viral after being photographed wearing a homemade jersey of football star Lionel Messi, has been forced to leave Afghanistan. CNN's Lynda Kinkade reports.

Family of young Afghan Messi fan forced to flee

The Afghan child whose image went viral after being photographed wearing a homemade jersey of football star Lionel Messi, has been forced to leave Afghanistan. CNN's Lynda Kinkade reports.