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Senegal’s football hero: Sadio Mane role model in his country

With his wealth, Mane is financing the rebuilding of his village mosque and new classrooms for his local high school.

Newly-crowned premier league champions Liverpool will soon take on Manchester City.

The goals of Senegalese striker Sadio Mane have been central to Liverpool’s success this season.

Mane’s popularity means the English club now has a huge fan base in the West African country.

Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque reports from Senegal’s capital Dakar.