Boy’s dreams come true – level 3
A five-year-old boy from a poor family in Afghanistan and a fan of Lionel Messi captured the Internet’s heart for customizing a plastic bag into a Lionel Messi shirt because his family could not afford a real one.
The boy’s dream came true when Messi, a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF, sent a package to him containing his two teams’ soccer jerseys – Argentina and Barcelona – and a ball, to symbolize a child’s right to play.
Murtaza Ahmadi now proudly wears his new football jersey bearing Messi’s famous number 10, as he has a kick about.
You can watch the video news lower on this page.
What other football teams is Murtaza Ahmadi a fan of, and what significant impact has this story had for children in poor families?
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