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The little boy with the plastic jersey has been found, and is set to meet Messi

The internet comes through.

THE LITTLE BOY who went set off an online manhunt has finally been found.

The young child was pictured wearing a makeshift Messi jersey made out of a plastic bag, and quickly went viral in an effort to find him and get the attention of footballer Lionel Messi himself.

Well, the internet came through once again, and the boy has been identified as five-year-old Murtaza Ahmadi who lives in Afghanistan.

12592450_990539311013600_1324666115994057084_n Source: Afghanistan Football Federation

The fan’s cousin Azim Ahmadi posted more photos of the boy online, and was soon contacted by Messi’s agent to set up a meeting.

160127173958-07-messi-murtaza-original-2-exlarge-169 Source: Hamayon Ahmadi

The Afghan Football Federation are helping to make the little kid’s dream come true.

CNN spoke to the boy’s father Arif, who said that he brother fashioned the jersey out of a plastic bag after he started crying that the family could not afford a real one.

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