Liverpool forward Sadio Mane was given a heroic welcome by people of his hometown in Senegal.

The Liverpool star was met by hundreds of fans after he arrived home with the Africa Cup of Nations trophy which he won with the Senegalese senior national team earlier this year.

In a posted on Twitter, the native of Bambali was cheered by friends and family as they welcome their hero.

Mane played a key role as Senegal won their first ever AFCON, scoring the winning penalty against Egypt.

He was also named the best player of the tournament after scoring three goals while assisting two.

The 30-year is currently on the radar of German giants Bayern Munich in the summer transfer window after rejecting Liverpool’s final contract extension offer.