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Can You Help People Find This Kid So They Can Give Him A Real Messi Shirt

A kid, who is said to be from a war-torn town in Iraq, was pictured wearing a plastic bag with "Messi" written on it.

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People are sharing this image of a kid wearing a blue-and-white plastic bag that resembles a Lionel Messi Argentina football shirt.

RT to help us find this kid so we can get him the Messi shirt he deserves...

Blogs in Turkey claim the photo was taken in the war-torn region of Dohuk, Iraq, but the original source of the image is still not known.

The image was initially shared widely on Twitter by people in Turkey last week and is now being shared throughout the world. Many people are trying to track down the child so they can give him a real Messi shirt.

Turkish sports website Fanatik reported: "A young boy in Iraq made a Lionel Messi shirt from a plastic bag."

FOTO | Irak'ta küçük bir çocuğun poşetten yaptığı Lionel Messi forması...

Spanish-language football blog Juez Central wrote: "Tremendous image. A child in Iraq manages to play in his idol's T-shirt. The Beautiful Game."

Tremenda imagen. Un niño en Irak se las ingenia para jugar con la camiseta de su ídolo. The Beautiful Game.

With the original source of the photo unknown, and no information on when the photo was taken, people are trying to bring the image to the attention of Barcelona superstar Messi to see if he can help.

We got DM from Leo's team. They want to know who this kid is so that Leo can arrange something for him. RT & spread https://t.co/MylJyDOpsu

Popular Messi fan account @messi10stats claimed to have been contacted by a member of the footballer's team and said Messi wants to locate the child to "arrange something" for him.

As the search to track down the child goes on, Messi hasn't yet publicly acknowledged that he has seen the picture via any of his official accounts.

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