Afghan boy Murtaza Ahmadi wears a plastic bag instead of a sport shirt in Jaghori district of eastern Ghazni province, Afghanistan. Photo: Xinhua
Afghan boy Murtaza Ahmadi wears a plastic bag instead of a sport shirt in Jaghori district of eastern Ghazni province, Afghanistan. Photo: Xinhua

‘Bag boy’ to meet his idol: Lionel Messi seeks meeting with Afghan in striped plastic bag who caused social media storm

Photos of the boy wearing the improvised Messi jersey – made from discarded grocery bags – has touched football fans around the world

Afghan boy Murtaza Ahmadi wears a plastic bag instead of a sport shirt in Jaghori district of eastern Ghazni province, Afghanistan. Photo: Xinhua
Afghan boy Murtaza Ahmadi wears a plastic bag instead of a sport shirt in Jaghori district of eastern Ghazni province, Afghanistan. Photo: Xinhua
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