• Young Messi fan who received signed T-shirts from footballer forced to leave Afghanistan

    Young Messi fan who received signed T-shirts from footballer forced to leave Afghanistan

    The father of a five-year-old Afghan boy who received signed T-shirts from his football hero Lionel Messi claims the family has had to leave the country.

    Mohammed Arif Ahmadi claimed they received threats over the telephone and “life became a misery” when the threats became more serious. He said: “I sold all my belongings and brought my family out of Afghanistan to save my son’s life as well as the lives of the rest of the family.”

    Mr Ahmadi said they did not […]