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Young Lionel Messi fan dazzles in viral video

The official Barcelona account has taken note

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Arat Hosseini, a young Lionel Messi fan, has taken the internet by storm with a viral video of him performing football skills at home. The boy, who is reportedly a 6 year old from Iran, uploaded the video to his Instagram, and it’s taken off since.

The youngster, who apart from his skills is known for his built physique and physical strength which belies his age, is seen in a full Barcelona kit giving a greeting to his favorite player.

He then performs a series of tricks that ends in a bicycle kick into a mini net.

The video has around 1.4 million views on Instagram and has even been tweeted out by Barcelona’s official account, which called him a “young goat,” in reference to Messi’s nickname in English: GOAT or Greatest of All Time.

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