Through help from BBC and UNICEF, the location of the young fan was discovered. He then received an original and signed Messi shirt, but was later forced to leave his home country due to kidnap threats.
The boy, now six, relocated to Pakistan with his family. He then got the chance to travel to Qatar, where Barca currently are, to meet his idol.
Murtaza not only meet the five-time Ballon d’Or winner, but got to take pictures with him. Watch it in the video below.