KIND WORDS Liverpool fans give Sadio Mane messages of support after Senegal star leaves field of play in tears on international duty
Mane was consoled by his team-mates when he left the field of play after being booed by his own supporters during Senegal’s win over Equitorial Guinea
A distressed Sadio Mane walked off the pitch in tears after helping Senegal beat Equitorial Guinea.
The Liverpool star was consoled by team-mates despite completing 90 minutes of his homeland’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.Mane’s distress is related to his performance in the game, according to Senegalese media
Senegal have already booked their place in the tournament leading to concerns he may have picked up an injury.
However, Senegalese media calmed these concerns, with Metro Dakar suggesting Mane’s reaction was based on his performance.
Mane, who sustained a thumb injury during the international break last month, missed a chance in the second-half which was met by boos from supporters.
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This is the latest piece of criticism Mane has faced in his homeland for unable to achieve the same form for his country as he does for his club.
But Mane can do no wrong in the eyes of most Liverpool fans and these Kopites took to Twitter to show their messages of support to the forward.
Sadio Mane, Senegal and Liver foward