Liverpool and Egyptian football star Mo Salah’s boots will be displayed “amidst the statues of ancient pharaohs” at the Egyptian collection in the world-famous British Museum.
The adidas X17 Deadly Strike boots have been donated to the museum to celebrate the Liverpool star winning the Golden Boot for being the top goalscorer in the Premier League this season.
The boots will go on display in gallery 61 in the London museum next week in the run-up to the Champions League final.
The British Museum launched its Modern Egypt project to bolster its collection of contemporary material from modern Egypt in 2016.
the museum’s keeper of ancient Egypt and Sudan, said in a statement
“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.”