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Fans make fun of the statue of Mohamed Salah

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Mohamed Salah, Egyptian soccer star

A statue by Mohamed Salah, Egyptian soccer stars and Liverpool, which was inaugurated in his home country triggered a wave of ridicule on social media.

The artwork was displayed on Sunday at the World Youth Forum (WJF) in Sharm el-Sheikh.

Attackers, outstretched hands, are shown celebrating goals.

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For some netizens, the statue is more like singer Leo Sayer or Marv the thief of the Home Alone movie.

Statue Salah adds to the long list of other statues in the world of football that make people laugh and leave fans somewhat doubtful about the resemblance to players.

Fans made a comparison with the statue of Cristiano Ronaldo, which was mostly ridiculed after his presentation at Madeira Airport last year.

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SculptorMai Abdel Allah told Egyptian media that he made the statue because Salah was a symbol of excellence for Egyptian youth.

Thousands of people, including Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, attended the Youth Forum, where the statue of Salah was inaugurated.

This event, now in its second year, was created by Egyptian youth to promote peace and prosperity.

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