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IN Sports ON 05 May, 2016
Earlier this year, the world witnessed what can be tagged as the biggest yet the smallest fan of a sportsman ever.
This happened exactly when Murtaza Ahmadi, a 5-year-old kid from a geographically unknown village of Afghanistan started his journey from rags to riches. By riches, I mean to through light on the good feeling factor that a true fan gets when he is about to meet his idol, his icon, his carving and what not.
When Murtaza sported a plastic bag Argentine Football jersey, the world media rushed to cover him and after all that, when things were going good, something unfortunate took place.
Let us dig deeper into what happened.
Earlier, only the picture showing the kid's back went viral on the internet. But soon later, kid's face and almost every possible detail about his family and early life too went public.
Messi sent two REAL Argentina Football jerseys that were autographed by him for the little footballer. You wanna see that inspirational cloth? Hold on until I disclose it..
..where in he got to play not just in any other jersey, but in Messi's Football club Barcelona's Jersey. Wait! All is looking good, but what went wrong?
Some Afghani groups had other plans for him. Yes, the kid was acknowledged by Afghanistan FA for his dedication towards being a great fan and also for his amazing footballing skills. But..
Some gangsters thought as wild, shitty and weird as they could and they concluded that the kid and his family can be the gold mine for them.
And out of helplessness, they had to flee to Pakistan to find a safer place. We sincerely hope that the young eyes of the kid meet his fav footballer soon.
..as can be claimed after digging further in. Also, the kid is surely not unknown to the star player now.
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