Who is Mohamed Salah?
Mohamed Salah Hamed Mahrous Ghaly (born 15 June 1992) is an Egyptian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Liverpool and captains the Egypt national team.
Considered one of the best players in the world and amongst the greatest African players of all time, he is known for his finishing, dribbling, and speed.
Mohamed Salah Biography, Wiki
He was born in Nagrig, Gharbia, Egypt, on June 15, 1992, to parents from a middle-class family. His parents were worried about Mohammed’s academic performance.
Mohamed lost all interest in academics trying to balance football and academics, but his performance on the field was never improved. Through his childhood and adolescence, football remained his priority.
He watched football on television when he wasn’t playing. He idolized some Arabic players in his early years. Salah’s parents wanted him to have a conventional career, but despite their wishes, he remained absorbed entirely in football.
Mohamed Salah played football for fun at first, but then he became serious about his football career when he joined a local youth club in Cairo called El Mokawloon. Although his training camp was far from his hometown and he had to change five buses to get there, he was able to keep focused on his studies despite his passion for the game.
He was finally accepted into the club’s senior team in May 2010, at the age of 18. As Salah’s game improved, he gradually became a regular forward in the team. A number of Egyptian Premier League players became uncertain of their futures after the league’s closure in 2012.
|Real Name||Mohamed Salah|
|Profession||Egyptian professional footballer|
|Wife Name||Magi Salah|
|Age||29 Year Old|
|Height||Centimeter: 196 cm Meter: 1.96 m |
|Shoe Size||8 UK|
|Date of Birth||15 June 1992|
|Birth Place||Nagrig, Egypt|
|School Name||Not Known|
|College Name||Not Known|
|Father Name||Salah Ghaly|
|Mother Name||Not Known|
|Source Of Income||Football Player|
|Net Worth||$2.25 Million|
Mohamed Salah Career
When the ‘Port Said Stadium Disaster’ threatened the existence of the ‘Egyptian Premier League,’ Swiss club ‘Basel’ offered him a contract. In April 2012, signed a four year contract with Basel. He made his ‘UEFA Championship League’ debut in the same year and in the ‘Europa League’, and scored on many crucial occasions to help his team reach the semi-finals, where they eventually lost.
Salah played an important role in Basel’s 2012-13 ‘Swiss Super League Championship’ victory, and a great performance in the Swiss Cup, where they finished runners up. At the beginning of the next season, Salah was part of the Basel squad that won the ‘Uhren Cup.’
He performed very well against Chelsea in two matches within a few weeks, which made the club interested in him. In January 2014, he joined Chelsea. In February 2014, Salah debuted for Chelsea in the ‘Premier League’ against ‘Newcastle United’ and scored his first goal against Arsenal in March.
Before the beginning of the 2014-15 season, it was reported that Salah could go back to Egypt to complete his mandatory military training, but as it turned out, Salah had met the Egyptian Prime Minister and got himself exempted.
In February 2015, Chelsea loaned him to Italian club ‘Fiorentina,’ which was valid until the end of 2015-16 season. On February 14, he made his debut for the club, and at the end of the season, Salah showed his reluctance to join ‘Fiorentina’ back. He was interested in joining another Serie A team ‘A.S. Roma’ instead.
In August 2015, he transferred to ‘Roma’ on loan. In September 2015, ‘Fiorentina,’ miffed with Chelsea’s breach of contract, filed a case, but it was later settled and Salah stayed with ‘Roma.’By the end of his first season for ‘Roma,’ Salah emerged out as the ‘Best Player’ of the Season and also the top scorer with 15 goals.
In 2016, Roma’s management approached him for a permanent deal and he agreed to it. Despite signing a long-term deal with ‘Roma,’ Salah couldn’t resist an offer by ‘Liverpool’ in 2017.In June 2017, Salah agreed to a long term contract with Liverpool for 50 million Pound, which was a club record.
He, thus, became Liverpool’s first ever Egyptian player and scored in his debut match against ‘Watford.’ He was named as ‘Player of the Month’ for August by Liverpool fans. In one of his matches against ‘Watford,’ he scored 4 goals to secure a 5-0 victory for his team. This was his first hat-trick for ‘Liverpool’ and by the end of the season, he emerged as the leading goal-scorer with 36 goals.
He has represented the Egyptian junior teams in U-20 and U-23 teams in 11 games, including the 2011 ‘FIFA U-20 World Cup’ and 2012 ‘Summer Olympics.’ He eventually became a part of the Egyptian national team and played with the team in the 2014 ‘World Cup’ qualifiers, where he scored in almost all games to get his team to the final stages.
In the 2017 ‘Africa Cup of Nations,’ he turned out as one of the leading goal scorers and helped his team to the finals. He also earned a place in ‘CAF Team of the Tournament.’ During the 2018 ‘FIFA World Cup Qualifications,’ he was the top scorer for his team with five goals.
Mohamed Salah Personal Life
Mohamed Salah is a devoted Muslim and performs sujood after every goal he achieves. Salah’s fans have said they will convert to Islam if he keeps scoring goals. Salah married Maggi in 2012 and they have a daughter, Makka. Mecca, the holy city of the Muslims, is the name of the child born in London.
Mohamed Salah FAQ’s
Q.1 Who is Mohamed Salah?
Ans. He is an Egyptian professional footballer.
Q.2 What is the Age of Mohamed Salah?
Ans. 29 years old.
Q.3 Who are Mohamed Salah’s parents?
Ans. Mohamed Salah was born to Salah Ghaly and Not Known.
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