Mohamed Salah was born in June 1992 in Basyoun Egypt and began his youth club career at El Mokawloon SC within the Egyptian Premier League, eventually becoming a constant in their senior team. All until the Egyptian Premier League got suspended indefinitely following a stadium riot in 2012. These events lead to his move to Basel where he trained with the Swiss Football club.
On loan from Chelsea Salah found himself at home within the Serie A League. A successful 18 months with Fiorentina brought him to A.S. Roma where in his debut year was chosen “Player of the Season” and became the team’s top scorer.
Eventually Salah made his return to the Premier League, this time with Liverpool, becoming the team’s first Egyptian signing. Salah broke Liverpool’s record by scoring 36 times in his debut season at Anfield. As well as becoming the top goal scorer in Europe’s top fiver, eventually awarding him the PFA Player’s Player of the Year award in 2018 as well as the FIFA Pukãs Award for goal of the year.
Although in 2018 Salah and the Reds lost the Champions League title, they quickly sought redemption the next year, with an early penalty goal from Salah feeding into their 2-0 victory.
Internationally, the Egyptian National Team with Salah qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. A return from the team to the big stage 28 years in the making. While, the team failed to advance from the group stages, Salah vowed to return in 2022 stronger.
Off the pitch, Mo Salah remains a strong advocate for women’s equality in the Middle East and became one of the six cover stars on the cover of Time Magazine in 2019, as they named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world.