"Cats and dogs will not be exported anywhere. This won't happen and can't happen."
-- Liverpool star Mohamed Salah
, speaking out against the decision by his native Egypt's
agriculture ministry to approve the export of stray animals abroad, amid fears they will be used for food. Salah, who is a national hero in Egypt, tweeted with the hashtag "no to animal rights
violations" and a photo of him posing with his Siamese cats. (@MoSalah