Salah's boots set to be exhibited in British museum

Salah's boots set to be exhibited in British museum

- Mo Salah's boots has been added to a collection of Egyptian artefacts in Britain

- The 25-year-old boots will be displayed at the museum in a few days to come

- Liverpool will be looking to make history when they face Real Madrid in Kiev

Mohammed Salah's pair of his boots have been added to the world famous Egyptian collection at the British Museum.

Salah has reached national treasure status in his native Egypt following his stunning season for Liverpool scoring 44 goals in his first season with Liverpool.

The Egyptian will lead his country to the World Cup this summer on the back of winning the Premier League golden boot and the PFA and Football Writers' Association player of the year.

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Now the 25-year-old's a pair of his adidas X17 Deadly Strike boots has been added to the historical collection on display at the British museum.

The pair of boots will be on display among the biggest collection of Egyptian objects outside of Egypt, including the Rosetta Stone, an ancient decree issued during the Ptolemaic dynasty in 196BC.

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.

Salah's boots will be displayed next week at the London museum ahead of Liverpool's Champions League final match against Real Madrid.

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Neal Spencer, Keeper of Ancient Egypt and Sudan said, “This acquisition brings the British Museum’s world-famous Egyptian collection right up to date.

"The boots tell a story of a modern Egyptian icon, performing in the UK, with a truly global impact.

"Displayed amidst the statues of ancient pharaohs, we now show the boots with which Mo Salah won the Golden Boot for Liverpool."

Following Salah's remarkable season in the Premier League, Real Madrid have been on his heels for a switch to the Bernabeu.

The Reds Champions League final match against Los Blancos could be a determining factor if the former Chelsea striker would make a move to the Spanish capital.

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had earlier reported that Liverpool are eyeing a bid to land Gianluigi Buffon despite aiming to end his footballing career this season.

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