Mohamed Salah's boots added to British Museum collection

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Mohamed Salah fever has swept Britain since his arrival with Liverpool's goal machine earning two players awards and now a pair of his boots are to sit alongside Egyptian artefacts at the British Museum.

This year, the 25-year-old forward Salah played the best season ever played by an Egyptian, scoring 44 goals in 51 appearances in all competitions this season. The 25-year-old also played a huge role in helping Egypt qualify for this summer's World Cup in Russian Federation, the country's first appearance in 28 years.

Spencer added on Twitter, "Amidst the statues of pharaohs in @britishmuseum Sculpture Gallery, great to have boots of modern Egyptian icon @MoSalah".

Salah's boots will be displayed next week at the London museum ahead of Liverpool's Champions League final match against Real Madrid.

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The actor also has a 22-year-old daughter, Ireland , from his previous marriage to Kim Basinger . The couple have three children under the age of 5: daughter Carmen and sons Rafael and Leonardo.

Salah's boots will be displayed alongside other artifacts from ancient Egypt.

The Egypt global has impressed this season, winning the Premier League golden boot with a record 32 goals.

Neal Spencer, assistant keeper of the museum's Ancient Egypt and Sudan department, said the boots were an important exhibition of modern Egyptian history.

"The boots tell the story of a modern Egyptian icon, performing in the United Kingdom, with a truly global impact", Neal Spencer, the Keeper of Ancient Egypt and Sudan said. He... Muslim leaders claim his success is helping tackle Islamophobia.

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