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Egyptian columnist Salah Montaser has caused controversy by telling Liverpool and Egypt worldwide footballer Mohamed Salah to shave his beard, because it makes him looks like a "terrorist".

In his piece published by the state-run media outlet Al-Ahram, Montaser argued that Salah's beard 'puts him in the same basket with terrorists.' The journalist prevailed upon the Egyptian football maestro to trim off his trademark beard.

Fans criticized the article on social media, saying facial hair is a personal choice and that people shouldn't be judged on their appearance.

The Germany global has scored 12 goals through 39 matches this season for a Man City side that has a 13-point lead atop the Premier League, as well as a game in hand.

Salah, beard and all, will be hoping to claim the Golden Boot and with just eight league games remaining, he'll have his sights set on finding the back of the net against Watford.

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah and Joe Gomez named among the top six players whose transfer values have increased most. Having been deemed a failure at Chelsea, Salah was shipped off to Roma last season and enjoyed a decent season in Serie A having spent the previous year on loan with the Italian giants.

Salah is hugely popular in Egypt after helping the national team qualify for the 2018 World Cup as well as winning the CAF African Footballer of the Year.



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