Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has been praised by his peers and former stars on being crowned the 2017 BBC African Footballer of the Year.
The 25-year-old clinched the award in a public vote ahead of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Sadio Mane, Victor Moses and Naby Keita.
His international teammate Omar Gaber was among those to praise Salah on social media.
"Congratulations well-deserved 'Picasso'." Gaber wrote.
Mahmoud Hasan 'Trezeguet' was another Pharaoh to react: "Congratulations my bro, best player in Africa."
Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny also had his say: "Best African player, proud of you bro."
Diaa Elsayed a former Egypt youth team coach was one of those who had an early influence on the forward: "Congratulations Salah, God Bless you."
Salah took time to reply to Elsayed: "Allah, bless you captain,"
Another person to have followed Salah's career from an early age is former Egypt star and 2008 BBC African Footballer of the Year, Mohamed Aboutrika: "Congratulations, you made us proud, the best is yet to come."
Former Egypt striker Mido is predicting more awards for Salah: "Congratulations Salah on winning BBC prize and hope you can win Caf player of the year."
Algeria's Adlene Guedioura was another North African star to offer his best wishes: "Congrats brother, very well deserved."
Salah's award also claimed the headlines across the sports pages of newspapers and websites across Egypt.