The penalty shooter for Egypt’s qualification goal to the World cup after 28 years of drought, the top scorer for the English Premier League so far, and the BBC award winner of the African player in 2017. Officially, Liverpool’s player of the month for November, winner of Liverpool’s third Goal of the Month, and nominee for Premier League Player and Goal of the Month award; Mohamed Salah, the 26 year old player who has his name down the list of wonders of Egypt has been receiving a quite amount of praise from football legends starting the Argentinean legend Maradona to several current talents and coaches worldwide.
- Antonio Conte:
The Italian coach for the Chelsea described Salah as “dangerous” prior their last encounter against Liverpool where the Egyptian scored the only goal for the Reds before The Blues last sub Willian replied with the equalizer.
2. Steven Gerrard:
The Liverpool legend has his eye constantly on the Egyptian talent, as he told BT sport in September that Salah is the best player for Liverpool this season and he kept his observation following many impressive performances against Leicester and West Ham.
3. Eden Hazard:
Hazard was one of the Chelsea players who recognized Chelsea’s loss of Salah, as he expressed in November that Salah was not given a chance in the club.
4. Eider Drogba:
Chelsea’s legend has recently told BBC sport about Salah’s impressive evaluation from his time at the Stamford Bridge to the Anfield, as he said “There was a time when he was texting me: ‘I don’t score, I don’t know why.’ I said: ‘It is just a matter of time and confidence.” However, the Ivorian said that he’s now becoming a boss and a leader.
5. Frank Lampard:
“He’s come on leaps and bounds.” The Chelsea legend had also said to BT sport that Salah’s move to Chelsea came early to his career as he was too young to play against Hazard, Mata and Oscar.” He added that Salah’s move to Italy helped a lot in his success.
6. Diego Maradona:
Salah’s success has reached the sights of a considerable number of Football legends, coaches, players and fans but Maradona’s quotes were so precious to all of us. Following Salah’s nomination to the BBC African player of the Year in November, Maradona expressed, “I would like to support Salah who has greatly succeeded with Roma and Liverpool,” Maradona added, “He’s a wonderful player who surely deserves the award.”
One word from us, LEGENDARY!