You need to be a subscriber to join the conversation. Check out the full list of ten below, including the clubs they played for then and now. Video: Murtaza Ahmadi not wanting to leave Messi #fcblive [via @nuevaeracule] What happens if Joe Biden wins the 2020 US Election? Richard Forrester; 3 Dec … "The six year old boy who dreamed of meeting his hero, Messi, finally comes true.". What do you make of Messi's choices for top wonderkids? "He looked happy to see me playing with his son and some other boys. It is a dream for me," according to a statement released by the committee overseeing organisation of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. After messaging her brother and searching Messi's name on Google, Ms O'Neill headed to the beach to see the Argentinian with her son and the other children, where they had been playing for around half an hour. The Barcelona captain took part in a 'Backed By Messi' campaign with Adidas and he … NOW: Chelsea), Gyasi Zardes - (THEN: LA Galaxy & USA. Find out more, The Telegraph values your comments but kindly requests all posts are on topic, constructive and respectful. Published 5:48 PM, Friday October 09 2020 GMT+1. May or may not do a decent impression of Jamie Carragher. "He was a really nice guy," Mackenzie, 11, said. He has spoken to some of the biggest names in sport including Rio Ferdinand, Peter Crouch, WWE COO Triple H and current WWE champion Drew McIntyre. Create an account or log in to Instagram - A simple, fun & creative way to capture, edit & share photos, videos & messages with friends & family. Lionel Messi predicted 10 wonderkids who would take the world by storm back in 2015. He now plays for Salford City in League Two, where he has made two appearances this season. The guy whose pic wearing a Messi shirt made of plastic went viral.He met Messi today. Daniel is a freelance journalist for SPORTbible and he has previous experience with Manchester United. Werner has gone on to become one of the world's deadliest strikers and earned a big money move to Chelsea this summer. Barcelona were in Qatar to play a friendly against Saudi Arabian Al Ahli on Tuesday evening. How his first 100 days could look. NOW: Granada on loan), Maxwel Cornet - (THEN: Lyon and France. “I love Messi, he plays well, the shirt was made by my brother and I liked it very much,” he said after being tracked down by the AFP news agency. Lionel Messi … Ahmadi, who was given the honour of bringing the match ball out onto the pitch before the match, seized the opportunity to steal another impromptu meeting with his hero. The world's most famous footballer enjoyed a kickabout with a schoolboy from Kent on a Caribbean beach holiday. NOW: Kansas City). Last updated 2:02 PM, Monday October 12 2020 GMT+1. Lionel Messi Tipped Ten Wonderkids To Become Stars In 2015: Where Are They Now? We urge you to turn off your ad blocker for The Telegraph website so that you can continue to access our quality content in the future. NOW: Columbus Crew), Accursio Bentivegna - (THEN: Como/Palermo & Italy. Ahmad professed his adoration for the Barcelona star in quotes released by AFP when his story first emerged in January this year. Find out more, The Telegraph values your comments but kindly requests all posts are on topic, constructive and respectful. NOW: Nice on loan), @media (max-width:767px){.css-4n1las{display:none;}}More Like This@media (min-width:768px){.css-1s8mc50{display:none;}}More Like This, Khiry Shelton (THEN: New York City & USA. "What a lovely thing for this guy to do - he's on a family vacation.". Thiago, along with Messi's middle child Mateo, are taking an active interest in the game and regularly turn up to watch him training according to the six-time Ballon d'Or winner. He opened his account in the Carabao Cup against Tottenham Hotspur last month but is yet to net in the Premier League. “I want to be like Messi, when I grow up.”. What is the Electoral College? Cristiano Ronaldo’s Wag Georgina shows up Lionel Messi’s wife Antonella in Instagram earnings with £6k more per post . MPs urge Premier League to make matches free-to-air during second coronavirus lockdown, 'He has exactly three proper knocks on the foot' — Criticism of Mohamed Salah is unfair, insists Jurgen Klopp. We urge you to turn off your ad blocker for The Telegraph website so that you can continue to access our quality content in the future. Predict the winner. Featured Image Credit: PA Images & Footy Renders, Topics: Football News, Football, Lionel Messi, Timo Werner, Legends, list. Anna O'Neill, from Canterbury, filmed her son Mackenzie playing football with Barcelona and Argentina legend Lionel Messi and his son, Thiago. What Happened To The 25 Wonderkids Called 'The Next Lionel Messi' Back In 2010. A few notable names in 2016 include Patrick Roberts, Kasper Dolberg and Jean-Kevin Augustin. 41.1m Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from ‘jj’ hashtag "I'm not a football fan at all, so when Mackenzie said, 'oh my god, mum, Messi is on the beach', I was just like, 'who? NOW: Atalanta), Marcos Lopes (THEN: Monaco & Portugal. Donald Trump's second term: Defeat coronavirus, finish the Wall, and then back to the Moon, What the contested 2000 US election teaches us for a potential 2020 repeat, Tuesday morning news briefing: Weekly mass Covid testing begins, Protect marine life from WWII bomb detonations on wind farm sites, urges Joanna Lumley, How social media tried and failed to stamp out misinformation, NCSC says record number of cyber attacks foiled in last year and announces plans to increase Manchester footprint. Murtaza Ahmadi, 6, became an over night viral star after pictures of him wearing an improvised Lionel Messi shirt made out of plastic were shared across social media. "They're just a very normal family. The clear stand out player on the list is Timo Werner. NOW: Salford City), Timo Werner - (THEN: Stuggart & Germany. James Wilson was on the books at Manchester United and scored two goals on his debut in 2014. NOW: Juve Stabia), Aleksei Miranchuk (THEN: Lokomotiv Moscow & Russia. JJ (KID MESSI) : YES GUYS! “We do not have a football playground near our house, and the only ball I have is punctured. Now Ahmad has come face-to-face with the four-time Ballon d'Or winner in a heartwarming meeting in Doha, Qatar. LIONEL Messi’s stunning wife shows the Barcelona star is not her only passion as she works up a sweat with this astonishing gym display. 4.5m Followers, 763 Following, 2,112 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from JJ Lin (@jjlin) US presidential election: what happens if the result is too close to call? Daniel Marland in Football. Ahmadi's once in a lifetime experience was finally cut short when the referee picked the six-year-old up and carried him off the pitch. Kenedy - (THEN: Chelsea & Brazil. Coronavirus latest news: Data shows three-tier system was working, Prof Carl Heneghan says, Child rescued alive in Turkey four days after deadly earthquake, Who will win Strictly Come Dancing 2020? An Afghan boy who became an internet sensation after wearing a number ten shirt made out of a plastic bag has finally met his hero. Ms O'Neill, 41, said she had been looking after her 14-month-old toddler in her room at a private Caribbean resort when her son rushed back to tell her the footballer was on the beach. Read our community guidelines in full, The latest offers and discount codes from popular brands on Telegraph Voucher Codes, Murtaza Ahmadi poses for a picture with the Barcelona team, Images of Murtaza Ahmad were shared on social media. The video has been de-listed on YouTube, but the list of players makes for interesting viewing. While other names on the list haven't seen their career kick on as predicted. Manchester United Fan Wants Steven Gerrard To Replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer As Manager, Reports Say Russia Is In The Frame To Host Delayed Euro 2020 Outright, Werner has gone on to become one of the world's deadliest strikers. Luis Suarez broke into fits of laughter as a giggling Lionel Messi tried to point Ahmadi towards the stadium tunnel. 168.4m Followers, 232 Following, 633 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Leo Messi (@leomessi) NOW: Lyon and Ivory Coast), Jeremie Boga - (THEN: Chelsea & France. How does it work and what is its role in the 2020 US election? 51.7k Likes, 784 Comments - JJ Watt (@jjwatt) on Instagram: “Messi...” The child and his family now live in  Quetta, Pakistan, after fleeing their home in Taliban controlled Afghanistan.