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Lionel Messi's biggest fan, 6-year-old Murtaza Ahmady, met the soccer superstar Tuesday, months after wearing a homemade shirt mimicking the Argentine's jersey. They're seen here in Doha, Qatar, in a meeting arranged by the organizing committee of the 2022 World Cup. The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, SC via AP hide caption

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Lionel Messi will likely have his jail sentence suspended, under Spanish law. He's seen here leaving a courthouse in Barcelona last month, followed by his father, Jorge Horacio Messi, and his brother Rodrigo Messi. Alex Caparros/Getty Images hide caption

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Argentina's Lionel Messi (bottom right) celebrates after scoring on a free kick against Team USA on Tuesday during their Copa America Centenario semifinal football match in Houston. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Five-year-old Murtaza Ahmadi, an avid Lionel Messi fan from Afghanistan, poses in a signed jersey from the Argentinian soccer great on Feb. 26. The boy's father says the media coverage led to threats toward the family. Rahmat Gul/AP hide caption

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Murtaza Ahmadi, 5, is the proud new owner of a genuine Lionel Messi jersey. Earlier this year, a photo of the boy wearing a "Messi" jersey made from a plastic bag went viral. Mahdy Mehraeen/UNICEF Afghanistan hide caption

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Mahdy Mehraeen/UNICEF Afghanistan

Barcelona's Gerard Pique (left) and Neymar (wearing headband) celebrate with the trophy after the Champions League final soccer match between Juventus Turin and FC Barcelona in June. Frank Augstein/AP hide caption

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