Armed robbers disguised in face masks depicting football star Mohamed Salah were arrested by Egyptian security forces, according to local media reports.
A security patrol noticed an attempted robbery by the four masked men underway in the Madinat Nasr area in the capital Cairo. They were immediately arrested and had firearms and bolt cutters in their possession, according to the reports.
Football star Mohamed Salah appears in a video call with young fans. (Twitter)
In 2019, Salah was in the media again for showing his compassionate side when he posed for pictures with a young fan who crashed into a lamppost injuring his nose while waving at the football star, according to a Sky News report.