Mohamed Salah poses with 11-year-old boy who knocked himself unconscious running to try and see him

Eleven-year-old Liverpool fan Louis Fowler was so excited at spotting his hero that he ran directly into a lamp-post while trying to catch up with him – knocking himself unconscious and breaking his nose

Adam Hamdani@adamhamdani_
Sunday 11 August 2019 11:32
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Mohamed Salah has helped to cheer up a young supporter who was so excited at spotting the Liverpool star that he knocked himself unconscious trying to keep up with the player’s car.

Eleven-year-old Liverpool fan Louis Fowler was with his 10-year-old brother Isaac when they spotted Salah leaving Liverpool’s Melwood training ground in his Bentley.

The two brothers gave chase as they attempted to get a better glimpse of their hero, only for Louis to collide headfirst into a lamp-post, knocking himself unconscious.

A concerned Salah noticed the accident, circling back in his car and getting out to check if the youngster was okay.

Louis' stepfather, Joe Cooper, told Sky News: “Whilst [we were] ringing an ambulance we saw Mo driving into the close having spotted Louis and following back to the close to check they were both okay.

“The kids were screaming with excitement as he got out of the car and Isaac went into hysterics and hugged him.

“Mo was very apologetic and caring and was really compassionate towards the boys and made them feel so much better.”

After posing for a photograph with his hero, Louis was taken to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital to have his broken nose reset.

“We wanted to say thank you to him from the bottom of our hearts as he made both of them feel much better,” Cooper added.

“Mo really is a top, top man. He is a global superstar and had no need to stop today, we’re just so thankful he did.”

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