Netizens praise Mo Salah for ‘stubbornly’ sticking to Christmas ritual despite criticism


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Liverpool forward, Mohamed Salah, who is a Muslim, has garnered praise on social media for not succumbing to internet trolls’ criticism of his annual ritual of celebrating Christmas.

Every year, the 30-year-old Egyptian shares photos of his immediate family with a Christmas message.

For this year, Salah posted a picture of his family – wife Magi and daughters Makka and Kayan – next to a Christmas tree with the hashtag ‘Merry Christmas’.

2022 Christmas photo:

2021 Christmas photo:

The former African Footballer of the Year has been criticised by fellow Muslims for the practice.

Some fans were critical of the 30-year-old Liverpool star for his Christmas tree tweet


Despite the criticism, the photos remain on the Twitter and Instagram pages of the football star.


Many of his supporters took to Twitter to praise him for not succumbing to criticism on the matter.

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