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Mohamed Salah is in the list of the 10 best players in the European Champions League


Mohamed Salah

The European Football Association revealed the list of the best players in the European Champions League for the current season 2022-2023 before the start of the second leg round of the 16th round of the continental competition, in which the first day’s competitions will start on Tuesday evening, with Benfica, Portugal, against Club Brugge, and Chelsea, England, against Borussia Dortmund.

The Brazilian international, Vinicius Junior, Real Madrid winger, topped the list of the best players in the Champions League, after he scored 288 points, surpassing all the stars of the major leagues that participate in the current edition.

While the Egyptian star Mohamed Salah, the Liverpool player and his historic scorer, came second, after scoring 278 points, ahead of prominent stars headed by Paris Saint-Germain's French duo Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi.

The Egyptian international, Mohamed Salah, tops the Champions League scorer rankings after his goal against Real Madrid, overtaking Kylian Mbappe, the star of Paris Saint-Germain.

And Mohamed Salah came runner-up in the list of the 10 best players in the European Champions League before the second leg of the round of 16, which came as follows:

Vinicius Junior (Real Madrid): 288 points

Mohamed Salah (Liverpool): 278 points

Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain): 260 points

Lionel Messi (Paris Saint-Germain): 238 points

Mehdi Terme (Porto): 223 points

Diogo Costa (Porto): 217 points

Rafa Silva (Benfica): 215 points

Joao Mario (Benfica): 213 points

Rodrygo (Real Madrid): 212 points

Andre Onana (Inter Milan): 209 points

Mohamed Salah

Egyptian footballer, who plays in the right wing position with Liverpool FC in the English Premier League and the Egypt national team. He is considered one of the most prominent Arab and African players, as he won many awards, most notably the award for the best player in England 2018, the award for goal of the season in the English Premier League for the 2017-18 season, the award for the best African player for the years 2017 and 2018, the award for the best African player by the BBC for the years 2017 And 2018, and the best player in the English Premier League for 2018, and the Golden Boot Award in the English Premier League (top scorer in the English Premier League) in 2018, 2019 and 2022. He was chosen by Time magazine in 2019 among the 100 most influential people in the world.

He started his career in the youth ranks of the Arab Contractors Club until he was promoted to the first team, then turned professional in Europe and joined Swiss club Basel, English club Chelsea, Italian Fiorentina and Roma, and his current club, Liverpool, England. Salah achieved many titles with his first European club, Basel, and won the Swiss Super League title in the 2012-2013 season, and the Best Player Award in the Swiss Super League for the year 2013, then Mohamed Salah joined the English club Chelsea and won the Premier League title with them in the 2014 season. – 15, as well as the 2014-15 English Professional League Cup, but he did not participate mainly with the team, then moved on loan to Italian club Fiorentina, then moved to Roma and participated with him throughout the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons in 83 matches, in which he scored 34 goals.

In 2017, he joined Liverpool in a deal amounting to 42 million euros, in addition to 8 million euros in incentives. At that time, he became the most expensive Arab and African player in history and the second most expensive player in the history of the club, and he achieved a very strong season with them, as he was chosen 3 times as the player of the month in the English Premier League, and succeeded in scoring 44 goals during one season to become one of the team’s top scorers in terms of the number of goals in one season. . In his second season with the team, Salah also succeeded in presenting a distinguished level by scoring 27 goals, assisting 10 goals, and contributing to the team’s coronation in the Champions League.

At the international level, Mohamed Salah played with the Egyptian youth team in the 2011 World Youth Cup, then the Egyptian Olympic team at the 2012 London Olympics, and won the award for best young player in Africa for the year 2012. Then he participated with the first Egyptian national team, and his first international match was during the qualifiers for the 2013 African Cup of Nations. Against Sierra Leone, then participated in the African qualifiers for the 2014 World Cup and the 2015 African Nations Cup qualifiers. The Egyptian team did not succeed in qualifying for any of the three tournaments, but Salah was the top scorer in the African qualifiers for the 2014 World Cup by scoring 6 goals, along with Asamoah Gyan and Mohamed Abu Trika. And he was selected in the African team of the year in 2016. After that, the Egyptian team succeeded in qualifying for the 2017 African Cup of Nations, and in that tournament they succeeded in reaching the final of the tournament, but they achieved the runner-up position after losing from Cameroon with a score of 1-2 in the final, and he was chosen in the ideal squad for the Cup African Nations 2017. He also actively participated in the Egyptian national team's qualification for the 2018 World Cup after an absence since the 1990 World Cup, by scoring both goals in Egypt's 2-1 victory over Congo, a match that ensured his country's qualification to the World Cup.

His upbringing and life

Mohamed Salah was born on June 15, 1992 in the village of Najrij in the city of Basyoun in Gharbia Governorate. Luck did not help Salah to enroll in a large university. Rather, he preferred to join the Wireless Institute because of the difficult financial conditions he lived in, in addition to his love for football, and he was unable to enroll in high school. General in the city of Basyoun, because of his desire to stay in Cairo to join the Arab Contractors Club.

Outside football


Mohamed Salah is known for his contribution to many charitable works, as he donated to the Old Players Association, where he communicated his desire to donate to the association and finance it to meet their needs as a positive step from the player in fulfillment of the symbols of Egyptian football. Millions of pounds to build the Al-Azhar Institute, a nursery unit, and an artificial respiration unit in the village of Nagrig, his hometown, and Mohamed Salah donated to establish a special section for incubators in Nagrig Hospital, his hometown, after the death of a large number of children due to insufficient incubators, as his friend’s doctor informed him of this crisis, and the player did not hesitate and sought to solve that crisis with all his endeavors, and he also donated to develop his school in which he graduated in childhood by covering the yard with sand in order to preserve the lives of children studying at the school, and donated to establish a dialysis unit in his village to treat patients in order to facilitate costs for them and help them recover from that disease and stand beside them, and he was keen Mohamed Salah had to bear the costs of setting up a reception unit for emergency cases in Basyoun Hospital in Gharbia Governorate, especially after the people of his town complained about the deterioration of health conditions, due to the lack of The presence of a reception unit in the hospital, in addition to establishing a fully equipped operating room in the hospital with the latest equipment imported from abroad, and he also donated 5 million pounds to the Long Live Egypt Fund to support the Egyptian economy, and upon his donation he met with the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and took a picture Souvenir with him and Minister of Youth and Sports Khaled Abdel Aziz. In August 2019, press reports stated that Salah donated $3 million to restore the Oncology Institute in Egypt, which was severely damaged, as a result of an explosion that resulted in the death of 17 Egyptian citizens.


Mohamed Salah filmed a number of advertisements under the supervision of the Egyptian Fund for Combating and Treating Addiction and Abuse. The aim of these advertisements was to combat drug abuse and addiction and educate young people about its danger to them and its bad impact on their lives.