Egypt and Liverpool forward, Mohamed Salah, has added an off-field to his impressive on-field accolades for the 2017/2018 football season.
He has been honored by the British Museum in London with the decision to display his boots along with ancient Egyptian artifacts for patrons of the facility.
“The boots tell a story of a modern Egyptian icon, performing in the UK, with a truly global impact, and build on our recent project to acquire objects to tell the story of daily life in 20th and 21st century Egypt” said exhibit keeper Neal Spencer.
In an impressive record breaking season in the English Premier League, Salah, became the all time top scorer in the league with 32 goals. HE won the PFA Player of the year award among many other accolades.
He has so far scored 44 goals in 51 appearances in all competitions this season, he could add to his goal tally when Liverpool face Real Madrid in the Champions League final on May 26.
Salah will be leading Egypt’s national team at the World Cup in Russia. he has scored 33 goals in 57 appearances for his country including a crucial double in the win that clinched Egypt’s spot in the World Cup.
We’ve made an exciting new acquisition! To celebrate Egyptian footballing star @MoSalah being top scorer in the Premier League this season, we’ll be displaying his boots alongside objects from ancient Egypt in the run up to the Champions League final ⚽️🏆 pic.twitter.com/DBZDW5Q6kD
— British Museum (@britishmuseum) May 17, 2018