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Mohamed Salah boots to be displayed in British Museum

18 May 2018
Mohamed Salah boots to be displayed in British Museum

Spencer added on Twitter, "Amidst the statues of pharaohs in @britishmuseum Sculpture Gallery, great to have boots of modern Egyptian icon @MoSalah". However, none of those goals were scored with the boots that will go on display: this particular pair has never been used.

The Egypt worldwide, who moved from AS Roma in June previous year, has had an impressive first season at Anfield, winning the Premier League golden boot with a record 32 goals.

Liverpool star Mo Salah's boots are to sit among Egyptian pharaohs in the British Museum following his Golden Boot win.

The Egypt global has earned huge popularity at home, in the United Kingdom and around the world after his performances for the Reds and for leading his nation to the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals.

Salah has scored a staggering 43 goals in all competitions and won the Premier League golden boot as well as the PFA player of the year award.

"This acquisition brings the British Museum's world-famous Egyptian collection right up to date", stated Neal Spencer, assisstant keeper of museum's Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan.

Chelsea, Manchester City and Bayern Munich are all willing to meet Liverpool's €200million asking price for Mohamed Salah, according to a report.

The attacker will be expecting to start for Liverpool FC when the Reds take on Real Madrid in the Champions League final in Kiev on Saturday 26 May.

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had earlier reported that Liverpool are eyeing a bid to land Gianluigi Buffon despite aiming to end his footballing career this season.