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Taliban Threats Force Messi Fan to Leave Afghanistan

To five-year-old Murtaza Ahmadi, international soccer (football) star Lionel Messi is a hero. Earlier this year, Ahmadi was photographed wearing an Argentinian jersey with Messi’s number in the back. The soccer player eventually heard this heart-warming story of the Afghan-boy and sent him an official autographed jersey. Afghan soccer federation even tried to set up a meeting between the boy and Messi who plays professionally in Spain. But the young boy’s gift eventually became a...

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