Mohamed Salah

Mohamed Salah

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Mohamed Salah Hamed Mahrous Ghaly is a professional Egyptian football player. Mohamed Salah plays as a forward for Liverpool Fc in the Premier League. He is known for his dribbling, speed, and unbelievable finish.

Early life

Mohamed Salah was born on 1992 June 15 in Nagrig, Basyoun, Egypt. Currently, he is 30 years old and follows the Muslim religion. He was born in a middle-class family, his family didn’t have a good financial condition. Salah was a born football player. His academics weren’t very good which made his parents worry. Football always was his priority during his childhood and teenage.

He used to watch and learn football from tv. Salah used to watch his early idols and learn from them. His early idols were some Arabic players. He names  Zinedine Zidane, Ronaldo, and Francesco Totti as his childhood idols. His parents always wanted him to focus on a conventional career. However, he was unaffected by his parent’s wishes. Salah kept himself completely grossing in football.

In his early days, he used to take football only for fun. Later, he joined the local youth club ‘El Mokawloon’ in Cairo and started to take football as a career. His youth club was very far from his home, he needed to change 5 buses in order to reach there, which harmed his studies. However, Salah kept his passion for the game and focused on his football career.

Moreover, after a lot of hard work and passion for the game, he got qualified for the senior team of his club. At the start, he used to play as a substitute but later, he became the regular forward of the team. Later, he got his nickname as Egyptian Messi.

Professional life

During 2012, the Egyptian premier league faced a shutdown due to which many players loosed their hope. Due to the shutdown, He was offered a contract by the Swiss club ‘Basel’. Later, he signed a contract with Basel for four years in 2012. Salah made his Champions League and Europa League debut with Basel in the same year. He had a very good performance in the Europa League and lead the team to the semifinals. Salah played a vital role in the Swiss Super League Championship.

The team finished as runners-up. Salah was also part of the Basel squad that won the ‘Uhren Cup’. Basel had a match against the well-known club, Chelsea, Salah played very well against Chelsea. which made the club interested in him. Later, in 2014 he joined Chelsea. In February 2014 he debuted for Chelsea against ‘Newcastle United’.

Mohamed Salah

Caption: Salah celebrating after scoring a goal in Champions League finals Source: Instagram

He scored his first goal for Chelsea against Arsenal. Salah was loaned by Chelsea to an Italian club ‘Fiorentina,’ the contract was vailed till the end of 2015. In August 2015, he signed a contract for AS Roma. At the end of the first season with Roma, he was named the best player of the season. He was also the top scorer of the season with 15 goals.

Salah had signed a long-term contract with Roma. Salah was unable to reject an offer by Liverpool. In June 2017, Salah made a club-record contract with Liverpool for 50 million pounds.  He was also named the player of the month for august by the Liverpool fans. Salah scored his first Hat-trick with Liverpool against Watford. He scored 4 goals all by himself and lead the team to a 5-0 victory.

Achievements and Net worth

Throughout his career, he has scored many goals and has won many titles along with his team. Salah won the Swiss Super cup with Basel in 2014. He has won Premier League, UEFA Super Cup, Champions League, and Fifa Club  World Cup with Liverpool. In 2017, He was able to win the Premier League Golden Boot with fifteen goals himself. Moreover, Salah became third for the best men’s player in 2018.

Mohamed Salah

Caption: Salah with the FIFA Club World Cup Source: Instagram.

Mohamed Salah is a professional Egyptian football player. He plays as a forward for Liverpool Fc in the Premier League. Moreover, his estimated net worth is supposed to be 90 million USD.

Relationship and Personal life

Mohamed Salah is married, He is married to a beautiful Muslim girl Magi Salah. Moreover, the couple has a beautiful daughter named Makka.

Caption: Salah with his wife and Daughter Source: Instagram

Body measurements and social media

Talking about his body measurements, Salah stands 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs about 60 kg. He has a pair of dark brown colored eyes and curly black hair.

Salah is frequently active in his social media accounts. He shares his workout photos and his daughter’s photos. Moreover, he has over 45 million followers on his Instagram, 14 million followers on Facebook, and over 15 million followers on Twitter.