To celebrate Mo Salah winning the Golden Boot for being the top goalscorer in the Premier League this season, adidas have donated a pair of Salah’s boots to the British Museum, where they will enter the world famous Egyptian collection.

Salah has taken world football by storm this season and reached national treasure status in his home country of Egypt by securing their qualification to this year’s FIFA World Cup 2018. To recognise these record-breaking feats adidas has worked with the British Museum to place his adidas X17 Deadly Strike boots amongst the greatest artefacts and treasures from Egyptian history at the British Museum.

Built to help the world’s fastest players tear opposition defences apart, the lightweight boots have provided Mo Salah with the tools to make him the worst nightmare of defenders across the world during the 2017/18 season. His haul of 32 goals not only won him the 2017/18 prize but also landed him the record for the highest number of goals by one player in a single 38-game campaign. Scoring 44 goals in total across all competitions, Salah now sets his sights on a UEFA Champions League Final where he will look to end Real Madrid’s hold on the famous European trophy.

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The boots will be going on display next week in the run up to the UEFA Champions League Final. Further updates will be provided when the date has been confirmed. 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.

Salah will shortly lead his national team, known as The Pharaohs, to the World Cup Finals. This acquisition builds on our recent project to acquire objects to tell the story of day-to-day life in 20th and 21st century Egypt. From sport, to entertainment, worldwide trade to design, this collection is now accessible to all - like those from other periods of Egypt’s rich history.”

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