Mohamed Salah

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Mohamed Salah
Mohamed Salah 2018.jpg
Salah with Egypt at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Full name Mohamed Salah Hamed Mahrous Ghaly
Date of birth (1992-06-15) 15 June 1992 (age 27)
Place of birth Nagrig, Gharbia, Egypt
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Liverpool
Number 11
Youth career
2004–2005 Ittihad Basyoun
2005–2006 Othmason Tanta
2006–2010 El Mokawloon
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2012 El Mokawloon 38 (11)
2012–2014 Basel 47 (9)
2014–2016 Chelsea 13 (2)
2015Fiorentina (loan) 16 (6)
2015–2016Roma (loan) 34 (14)
2016–2017 Roma 31 (15)
2017– Liverpool 74 (54)
National team
2010–2011 Egypt U20 11 (3)
2011–2012 Egypt U23 11 (4)
2011– Egypt 62 (39)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 07:00, 11 March 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23:29, 26 December 2018 (UTC)

Mohamed Salah Hamed Mahrous Ghaly (Egyptian Arabic: محمد صلاح غالى‎; born 15 June 1992) is an Egyptian professional footballer. He plays for Premier League club Liverpool and the Egypt national team. He plays as a forward. He was born in Nagrig, Gharbia.

Career[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

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. 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.[1]

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.[2] 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.

International[change | change source]

Salah has played for Egypt since 2011. He has played for his country at the 2012 Summer Olympics and at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.[3]

Honours[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

Basel

Liverpool

References[change | change source]

  1. McNulty, Phil (23 June 2017). "Mohamed Salah: Liverpool sign Roma's former Chelsea winger for £34m". BBC Sport. Retrieved 12 November 2017.
  2. McNulty, Phil (1 June 2019). "Tottenham Hotspur 0–2 Liverpool". BBC Sport. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
  3. "2018 World Cup: Late Salah goal fires Egypt to Russia". BBC Sport. 8 October 2017. Retrieved 12 November 2017.

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