Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah gets bizarre statue in Egypt

Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah gets bizarre statue in Egypt

- Mohamed Salah has a new statue currently on display at the World Youth Forum in Egypt

- The art piece shows the Liverpool forward with his arms spread out in celebration mood

- Twitter users have been reacting since the ugly statue went on display

A bizarre statue of Liverpool star Mohamed Salah has been unveiled in Egypt.

According to a UK Sun report citing Egyptian newspaper al-Masry al-Youm, the bust, which shows the striker in celebration mood is currently on display at the World Youth Forum in Sharm El Sheikh.

The piece of artwork by Mai Abdel Allah was intended to showcase the Egyptian star as a true example of dedication and determination.

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However, since the statue went on display, it has not enjoyed positive ratings with plenty of people comparing it with Ronaldo’s infamous sculpture.

The Portuguese star had a statue of his face that generated a lot of negative headlines but was later destroyed and replaced.

Reacting on her motive behind the statue, Egyptian sculptor Abdel Allah, stressed that the artwork shows Salah in celebration after a goal.

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"Opening his arms to the fans after scoring goals.

"So, I found it is distinguished and executable," she was quoted as saying by Egypt’s newspaper al-Masry al-Youm.

To say the least, Abdel Allah, who was positive in putting together the art piece has only succeed in generating negative reactions.

At the last count, the Mo Salah statue is being compared with Home Alone character, while other social media users compare the forward look like Beavis and Butthead.

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A Twitter user noted: "It looks nothing like him".

Another could not say much: "Speechless."

While the third summed up: "That Salah statue is 10 times worse than the Ronaldo one."

Meanwhile, previously had reported that Mohamed Salah revealed he was keen on playing for Liverpool after arriving Europe in 2012.

According to The Mirror report, Salah, who gained recognition while playing in Switzerland, left his home club El Mokawloon for Basel six years ago.

The Egyptian star also featured for trio of Chelsea, Fiorentina and Roma before heading to Liverpool in 2017. ( -> We keep evolving to serve our readers better.

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