Lionel Messi meets young Afghan fan who became an Internet sensation:
In a meeting arranged by the organising committee of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, Messi held hands with Murtaza at the team hotel before picking up the boy and posing for photographs. "I'm very happy to have met my hero," Murtaza told the SC's official website. "It is a dream for me. I can't wait to see Messi at the game, it will be the first time for me in the stadium."