Mohamed Salah Hamed Mahrous Ghaly (Egyptian Arabic: محمد صلاح حامد محروس غالي; born 15 June 1992) is an Egyptian footballer. He plays for Premier League club Liverpool and the Egypt national team. He plays as a forward.
|Full name||Mohamed Salah Hamed Mahrous Ghaly|
|Date of birth||15 June 1992|
|Place of birth||Nagrig, Basyoun, Egypt|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|2015||→ Fiorentina (loan)||16||(6)|
|2015–2016||→ Roma (loan)||34||(14)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:15, 14 January 2023 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 November 2022
Personal life Edit
Salah started his football career in Egypt playing for El Mokawloon from 2006 to 2012. He joined Swiss side Basel in 2012, winning the Swiss Super League twice during his time there. In 2014, he joined Premier League side Chelsea, becoming the first ever Egyptian player to play with Chelsea. However, he was sent on loan to the Serie A clubs Fiorentina and Roma, before signing with Roma completely in 2016. Following a second place finish in Serie A with Roma, he joined the Premier League once again, signing for Liverpool in June 2017. In 2017, he was named the ‘African Footballer of the Year’ by BBC and CAF.
In his first season with Liverpool, Salah scored 44 goals for Liverpool and made the final of the UEFA Champions League, losing 3–1 to Real Madrid. Also in his first season, he won the Premier League Golden Boot and PFA Players' Player of the Year, scoring 32 goals in the Premier League. This broke the record for most goals in a 38-game Premier League season. The 2018–19 season saw Liverpool make the final of the UEFA Champions League again. In the match, Salah scored a penalty as his side defeated Tottenham Hotspur 2–0. The same season, he was the joint-winner of the Premier League Golden Boot with 22 goals, winning the award for the second season in a row. He also received the FIFA Puskas Award, African Player of the Year, and FWA Footballer of the Year. In the 2019/20 season, Salah scored 23 goals as Liverpool won the Premier League for the first time. The following season, he scored 31 goals and helped Liverpool secure qualification for the UEFA Champions League, finishing 3rd in the Premier League. In 2021, Mohamed Salah became the first player in the history of the English club to score in 10 consecutive matches. With his goals, Mohamed Salah reached the tenth goal during his career in the English Premier League.
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