Liverpool’s Mo Salah referred to police for ‘using phone while driving’

Liverpool star Mo Salah. Picture: Getty Images
Liverpool star Mo Salah. Picture: Getty Images
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Footage apparently showing Liverpool footballer Mo Salah using his mobile phone while driving has been referred to police by his club.

A video posted online appeared to show the player sitting in traffic as a number of people, including children, gathered near his car before he drove off.

A Liverpool FC spokesman said: “The club, after discussion with the player, have made Merseyside Police aware of the footage and the circumstances surrounding its capture.

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“We have spoken to the player also and will deal with any follow-up internally.

“Neither the club or player will be making any further comment on this matter.”

Merseyside Police said: “We have been made aware of a video believed to show a footballer using a mobile phone whilst driving.

“This has been passed to the relevant department. Thanks for letting us know.”