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Mo Salah's boots join Egyptian collection at British Museum

Mo Salah's boots join Egyptian collection at British Museum

"To celebrate Egyptian footballing star Mohamed Salah 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". They are footballer Mo Salah's mint green X17 Deadly Strike boots, to be exact.

The Egypt global has impressed this season, winning the Premier League golden boot with a record 32 goals. However, none of those goals were scored with the boots that will go on display: this particular pair has never been used.

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

Salah has reached national treasure status in his native Egypt following his stunning season for Liverpool scoring 44 goals in his first season with Liverpool.

'Liverpool have a big chance to win the Champions League against Real Madrid, ' he told beIN Sports MENA.

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Salah's donation is apparently the first-ever football boots shown by the museum, who are aiming to highlight the efforts of a modern Egyptian hero.

"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...

That's according to former Egypt striker Mohamed Aboutrika.

Following Salah's remarkable season in the Premier League, Real Madrid have been on his heels for a switch to the Bernabeu.


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