Aboutrika is regarded as one of the best African football players of all times having lifted 28 major titles, including three Africa Cup of Nations titles over his 16-year career. He has also been named UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors and is widely followed, having almost 10 million fans on different social media outlets. He has criticised African fans for excessively following European football clubs and for European football not acknowledging African leagues, but merely using the talent of their players.
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