Fans could not believe what they had just witnessed as the Egyptian King weaved his way past 4 City players to put the ball into the net.
Virgil van Dijk was on the field to witness this magic and he could not believe his eyes either – here’s how he reacted to this goal:
Van Dijk just put his hands up in the air and looked at the fans present as he unknowingly recreated the famous scene from The Gladiator: “Are you not entertained?”
In the film Gladiator, it was actor Russell Crowe who raises his hands in glory after his character killed a few soldiers in a fighting ring:
This image has become an internet meme over the years and Van Dijk’s reaction is perhaps the perfect way to sum up the Salah goal!