Salah reacts with class as fans mob Cairo home after address leaked

29 Jun, 2018 10:40
Salah reacts with class as fans mob Cairo home after address leaked
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Saudi Arabia vs Egypt - Volgograd Arena © Ueslei Marcelino / Reuters

Egypt football icon Mohamed Salah reacted with a touch of class despite a huge crowd of fans flocking to his residence in Cairo after his home address was leaked on social media.

With no sign of anger or irritation, the Liverpool star came out to sign autographs and take pictures with the hundreds of fans who had swamped the area outside his house.

The 26-year-old was supposedly spotted praying in a local mosque when a fan followed him and made his home address public.

Salah returned to Egypt this week after his team’s elimination from the World Cup, where the Pharaohs failed to advance to the knockout stage having lost all three games in Group A.

The Liverpool striker was forced to miss Egypt’s World Cup opener against Uruguay due to a shoulder injury sustained during the Champions League final against Real Madrid last month.

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His goals against Russia and Saudi Arabia in the following group games were not enough to secure wins as Egypt suffered three disappointing defeats in a row.

Salah will spend three weeks in his home country before returning to Liverpool for pre-season training.