Salah's boots on display at the British Museum

Lester Mason
May 18, 2018

"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".

Liverpool's "Egyptian King" has now been recognised by the British Museum.

The footwear, belonging to the Gharbia-born Liverpool FC striker - and recent victor of the Premier League's Golden Boot award - will be displayed alongside ancient Egyptian sandals, and various other priceless objects in Room 61 of the British Museum, from next week.

The boots will be displayed alongside other artifacts from ancient Egypt.

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

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Mohamed Salah's boots added to British Museum collection

Also in the collection is a wall paintings from the tomb of Nabamun, the sculptures of Rameses the Great, and a 5,000-year-old sand-dried mummy.

Neal Spencer, keeper of the Egypt exhibit said: "This acquisition brings the British Museum's world-famous Egyptian collection right up to date".

Salah is not finished yet, though, as he heads to the Champions League final on Saturday week in Kiev against holders Real Madrid and thence to Russian Federation leading Egypt's line in their first World Cup appearance in 28 years.

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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