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Monday, 5 November 2018

Mo Salah’s unveiled sculpture mocked on social media

The latest victim of Egypt’s string of hideous statues: Mo Salah. In what seems to be an attempt to further idolize Mohamed Salah, Egyptian sculptor Mai Abdallah unveiled a sculpture of the national footballer at the World Youth Forum. Excessive obsession aside, the depiction of Salah with an enormous head and tiny limbs makes the statue more reminiscent of a deformed T-rex than anything, and once again has our Ancient Egyptian forefathers rolling in their graves over our modern artistic atrocities. As with most such ridiculous stories, some in the foreign press including Irish Mirror and News Africa Now, have taken note.

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