Mohamed Salah gifts signed boot to child who lost leg in Syria bombings

Updated: Feb 21, 2020, 17:13 IST | mid-day online correspondent |

On learning that the boy loves to play football despite his handicap, Salah was touched, and promptly reached out to him

8 years old  Hamis al Gacir who lost his leg as a result of Assad Regime Forces bombing in Idlib, is seen with signed crampon and jersey sent by Liverpool's Egyptian footballer Mohamed Salah in Hatay. Pic/AFP
8 years old Hamis al Gacir who lost his leg as a result of Assad Regime Forces bombing in Idlib, is seen with signed crampon and jersey sent by Liverpool's Egyptian footballer Mohamed Salah in Hatay. Pic/AFP

Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah has a big heart. The Liverpool star recently gifted an autographed boot to a young supporter Hamis al Gacir, eight, who lost a leg in a bomb attack in Idlib, Syria.

On learning that the boy loves to play football despite his handicap, Salah was touched, and promptly reached out to him.

Mohamed Salah, 27, is one of Liverpool's most valuable strikers and is famously known for his dribbling skills and speed.

In 2017, Salah had signed on to Liverpool for a record 36.9 million pounds. Mohamed Salah broke the English Premier League record for most goals in a single season with 32 goals. Salah also holds the record for most games to score in the EPL season with 24 matches. In the 2017-18 season Salah had scored more than 3 other EPL teams in total becoming the first footballer to do so.

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