African fans proudly hail Liverpool's Mohamed Salah as the best player in the world

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Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah has got football enthusiasts talking on social media after he joined Chelsea legend Didier Drogba as the highest-scoring African player in Premier League history.

Salah scored his 104th goal in the English top-flight on Saturday as Liverpool thrashed Watford 5-0 at Vicarage Road.

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He scored the fourth goal after assisting Sadio Mane for the opening goal in the first half. 

Here's how social media reacted:

Salah's impact and his feat has drawn commendations from fans across the conti nent.