Boy’s dreams come true

Boy’s dreams come true

11-03-2016 07:00

This news is about a boy. He is five years old. He is from Afghanistan. He likes football and Lionel Messi.

He comes from a poor family. They cannot buy a Lionel Messi jersey. The boy wears a plastic bag. It looks like the jersey.

People film the boy and put the video on the Internet. Lionel Messi sees the boy and he sends the boy a package.

There are two jerseys and a football in the package. One jersey is from Barcelona, and one is from Argentina. The boy is happy. He wears the jerseys.

Difficult words: jersey (a sports shirt), package (a box with things inside it).

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