The whole of Egypt is in celebratory mood after the North African country ended the long wait to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Liverpool forward Mohammed Salah proved to be the hero as he netted a brace, including a last gasp penalty, to help his side to a 2-1 win over visitors Congo in Alexandria.
The victory was enough for Egypt to end a 28-year wait to qualify for the World Cup. The Egyptians last featured at the FIFA World Cup in 1990 and the fulltime whistle in Alexandria understandably sparked wild celebrations in the city and throughout the nation.
The joyous mood was further highlighted by the picture above. In the image, a disabled Egyptian fan was seen celebrating with two Egyptian players namely national hero Salah (jersey no. 10) and Mahmoud Kahraba (jersey no. 11).
Egyptian coach Hector Cuper and his players are national heroes in the country after the remarkable feat they achieved by finishing as the top team in Group E ahead of Uganda, Ghana and Congo.