Social media has been awash with congratulatory messages for Mohamed Salah after clinching his second successive African Player of the Year gong on Tuesday night.
The Liverpool star beat off competition from Senegal international Sadio Mane and Gabon's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
The triumph etches his name alongside Yaya Toure, El Hadji Diouf and Samuel Eto'o for players who have won the crown back to back.
Here are some of the best tweets of the night.
No surprise there. — Michael Oti Adjei (@OtiAdjei) January 8, 2019
Well deserved — Rakim (@Rakim__Maboho) January 8, 2019
there was not a competition for that award,it only mo salah — paul scilator (@captain_VVD) January 8, 2019
.@CAF_Online ⚽️Awards: congratulations تهانينا to @MoSalah on African Footballer of the Year Award- 2nd year in a row 😱, presented by @GeorgeWeahOff & dedicated by @MoSalah to his country, Egypt! ✨👏🏿 pic.twitter.com/kSKsMnlaDe — Fatma Samoura (@fatma_samoura) January 8, 2019
salah winning best African player proves he ain’t a one season wonder to all you haters xx— • (@trentified) January 8, 2019
Mo Salah is on the league of his own. He competes against the world's best. He's a living legend — Fikile Mahlangu Xhale (@FikileXhale) January 8, 2019
Back-to-back-to-back next year😉 — DANI SETIAWAN (@ds205063) January 8, 2019