- Mohamed Salah is a huge celebrity back home in Egypt
- Four thieves who disguised in face masks of the Liverpool star have been arrested
- The hoodlums were apprehended by police while attempting to rob a store
A four-man gang have been apprehended by the Egyptian police after they wore Mohamed Salah crested face masks to rob stores in Cairo.
The Liverpool man is a huge celebrity in the Egyptian capital and the men were who disguised in his face to perpetrate crime were arrested by the police.
Daily Star are reporting that an attempt by the hoodlums to rob a store along Hassanein Heikal Street, in the Nasr City neighbourhood of Egypt’s capital was foiled by the officers.
All four of the robbers covered their face using masks of the Liverpool attacker were eventually arrested.
Salah has become one of the world's most sought after players since joining Liverpool from Roma in 2017.
The star was subject of interest from Real Madrid during his first season at Anfield, according to Egypt's assistant coach Hany Ramzy.
In the wake of the coronavirus crisis, the Liverpool player joined the league of superstars donating relief materials to the people in their regions.
The Reds’ forward was said to have donated food materials to families in his Egyptian hometown of Nagrig as the fight against coronavirus continues.
Coronavirus has been responsible for over 220 deaths and 3,032 cases recorded in total so far in the North African country.
It was gathered that the food items include tons of fresh food and meats for vulnerable people in his vicinity.
The 27-year-old forward stepped up on his humanitarian work to his hometown after coughing out about £330,000 on sewage works for the residents.
The publication further revealed that the village is sanitised while residents urged to wear face masks in a bid to prevent themselves from contracting the virus.
Salah's donation came after he gifted one of his football boots to a Syrian boy who lost a leg in a terrorist attack.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Premier League has been dealt a blow on Tuesday, May 19, after six positive coronavirus cases were recorded among three clubs.
This came as the top flight prepares for a resumption, which is currently slated for June. Reports from England indicate up to 748 staff and players were tested, with six of the tests coming out positive.
Names of the players and staff have not been made public.
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