Having been dubbed the Egyptian king by International media, the likes of CNN, Mo Salah is about to be celebrated among the pharaohs at the British Museum.
Having made headlines this year with his winning streak, Egyptian football player Mo Salah is being honored by the British Museum for being top scorer in the British premier league this season.
The British museum - which houses the largest collection of Egyptian relics - will be showcasing the player's adidas boots alongside their extensive archeological treasures. Deeming the boots an Icon of Modern Egypt, the 25 year old's shoes will be placed with the museum's pharaonic heritage and the rosetta stone.
The announcement for the exhibit was revealed on twitter earlier today. The boots are set to be showcased until next Saturday's final league match which will see Liverpool go head to head with Real Madrid, reports the National.
Salah - who was voted PFA's player of the year - has been garnering attention worldwide and has achieved recognition in the football world with this season's recorded 32 goals.
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
Main image taken from the National.