Disabled girl heartbroken after meeting with Messi gets scrapped

Feb 10, 2016, 08:24 IST | TM Syndication

Barcelona: A disabled 11-year-old girl was heartbroken after she was invited to Barcelona to meet her hero Lionel Messi — but was stood up after waiting for nearly two hours.

Football mad Hanya Sajad was born with half a heart and after undergoing a transplant when she was a baby, has to have regular painful hormone injections.

But the schoolgirl battles on with her condition by looking up to her idol and Barcelona player Lionel Messi, who also had the injections as a child.

Her mother Lisa McLane, 34, booked her an £1,000 holiday to the Spanish city and tickets to a game.

Go to top