Photo session starring Mohamed Salah and Alessandra Ambrosio for GQ Magazine It has been widely commented on social networks and particularly harshly criticized by the most conservative Muslims.
The Liverpool striker agreed to the photo session by being selected man of the year by GQ Middle East Magazine and posing alongside Brazilian model Alessandra Ambrosio, winner of the Fashion Icon Award (fashion icon). They both got their differences at a ceremony in the Louvre Abu Dhabi, but never thought their photos would create much controversy when shared on social media.
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"I am happy to be the first to receive Man of the Year. I would like to dedicate this award to my fans everywhere, especially those in Egypt, "Mohamed Salah told GQ.
Despite the devotion of his homeland followers, he said production for GQ magazine caused controversy in Egypt among the most conservative Muslims.
As the slanderers observed, the closeness it shows Mohammed Salah with a beautiful model she is "irregular" because the footballer is a married man.
These negative messages came to light in the comments section of Salah's official Instagram, who just tried to share a new achievement in his career.
"Shame on me as a Muslim", "Unnecessary photo session. It has nothing to do with him or with football! Anything that can degrade and spoil a good Muslim public figure "and" Aren't you ashamed? All Muslims see you, "it was possible to read among the comments on the social network.
While other netizens decided to defend Mohammed Salah. "Don't listen to the negative comments. Your relationship with God is private. No one should tell you what to do. You are the best player Egypt has produced. Keep up the good work. Blessings Mo, "wrote a fan.