Mohamed Salah boots to be displayed in British Museum
The PFA Player of the Year Mohamed Salah had his boots displayed in the British Museum on Thursday alongside objects from ancient Egypt.
After dominating England and winning 33 individual award, most importantly the Premier League’s award of top goalscorer, the British Museum decided to celebrate the player by displaying his boots alongside artifacts from the Pharaonic era.
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
Egyptologist and Keeper of ancient Egypt and Sudan in the British Museum, Neal Spencer, spoke about the new acquisition saying, “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’’
Mohamed Salah has conquered England and Europa breaking records all season long but his biggest test will be on May 26th in the UEFA Champions League final against Real Madrid.
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