Last week, an Egyptian man with a striking resemblance to Mohamed Salah stole the spotlight at a cafe in Cairo as he joined other fans to watch the Liverpool forward play in the semi-final of the Champions League.

Fans of Egyptian superstar Salah took pictures of 30-year-old business graduate Ahmed Bahaa in Nagrig in the Gharbia Governorate of Egypt, who met the PFA Player of the Year in 2016.

The duo had identical hair and beards, and to make matters more confusing, identical shirts as well. The resemblance is so strong that it is genuinely hard to tell which is which...

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"The one thing bringing the most joy to Egypt right now"

"[Mohamed Salah] was taken aback [when he saw me], he said to me he feels like he's standing in front of a mirror, but that it is he who looks like me because I am older," said Bahaa, according to Sky Sports.

Bahaa added that it was an honor to look like Mo Salah because "he is the one thing bringing the most joy to Egypt right now."

It's safe to say that Mohamed Salah is the most popular Arab football player at the moment. 

After becoming Premier League's top goal scorer and being named "African Footballer of the Year" by the BBC, the Egyptian striker even had a chant created after him.