Liverpool ace Mohamed Salah has left Egyptians bemused after their Africa Cup of Nations opening match defeat to Nigeria.
Salah took a selfie with a member of Nigeria’s backroom staff after Egypt were condemned to defeat.
Salah, a talisman for his country on the international stage, was kept quiet in the clash – and later left the pitch looking crestfallen at full-time.
To make matters potentially worse for him, he was asked to take a picture by a coach, but duly agreed to it in a touch of real class.
In footage now widely shared across social media, the forward looked to walk off the field before being pulled over by the star-struck individual.
The coach, seemingly with his phone already in hand, then took the snap he will remember for a lifetime, with Salah just about managing to hide his disappointment.
Salah even placed his arm around his fan, further underlining his sportsmanship.
Taking a selfie with Salah after shutting him out >>> pic.twitter.com/SZbHTKVIis
— SAM O (@_SamObaseki) January 11, 2022