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PHOTO: Child dresses up as Mohamed Salah for World Book Day

A child dressed up as Liverpool's Mohamed Salah for World Book Day
(Image: Дмитрий Голубович)

This is great the kid went as dressed up as Salah for world book day 😂🙌🏻

Credit @Alc0ckS #LFC pic.twitter.com/u3n0SjLZwh

— Anfield Press (@AnfieldPress) March 9, 2018

This is the child who dressed up as his hero Mohamed Salah for World Book Day, clutching his Liverpool FC 2017-18 annual as an amusingly tenuous link.

The image was originally posted on Twitter by the boy’s father Scott Alcock and was subsequently shared by Soccer AM, earning thousands of likes and retweets.

Using face paint to replicate Salah’s beard and eyebrows, the look is completed with a curly wig in tribute to the Premier League’s top goal-scorer with 28 goals.

However, as this picture shows, he’s not the only child to dress up like Mo Salah recently:

My 6 year old son Jacob Williams going to school for sports relief 2018, dressed up as his hero Mo Salah @22mosalah @LFC @BBCSportWales @sportrelief @trewerncp pic.twitter.com/L53mrU1ESs

— Robbie Williams (@Dieselbegger) March 23, 2018