‘Messi boy’ family forced to flee home
THE family of Afghan boy,
Murtaza Ahmadi, now aged 7, who gained internet fame after being photographed in a shirt improvised from a plastic bag in the colours of his hero, Argentine soccer idol Lionel Messi, has been forced to flee his home after a Taliban attack in Jaghori district in the central province of Ghazni.
Ghazni, about two hours drive south of the capital Kabul, has been the scene of intense fighting this year. |