A statue of the 26-year-old Egyptian who plays striker for Liverpool was unveiled Sunday during the World Youth Forum in Sharm al-Sheikh, Egypt. It shows Salah with his curly hair standing with his arms outstretched, his signature celebratory pose.
But the resemblance seems to end there. Here’s Salah:
And here’s the statue, created by artist Mai Abdullah:
Salah has yet to comment on the statue, but folks on social media have had plenty to say.