Gary Neville poked fun at Egyptian footballer Mohammad Salah and received a hilarious amount of backlash

11:38 PM | 28 Feb, 2018
Gary Neville poked fun at Egyptian footballer Mohammad Salah and received a hilarious amount of backlash
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Gary Neville, former professional English footballer turned coach gave a Twitter Q&A session on Monday and things did not go down well for him as he made fun of a popular Egyptian footballer, Mohammad Salah.

It all began with this tweet:

He was simply asked which player he thought from the Liverpool FC team would be a good fit for rival Manchester United. He replied with a negative, stating none of them would be appropriate, however, Mohamed Salah would be good for Salford City FC instead.

This sparked outrage in Salah's home country and his fans all over the Arab region responded rather inventively.

Some responded rather sarcastically:

While others were confused at the statement itself:

Some were ready to fight!

"You're making a mistake. Leave Salah alone for us to leave you alone."

Burn.

Others were absolutely relentless:

https://twitter.com/ahmedghanem219/status/968199767821115394

This just goes to show, you can't bring in a well loved and skilled player into a debate without knowing the repercussions!