Everyone love football. Yes, it is not just a game but an element uniting people and our MCM today is a global phenomenon who is striking it out. We are talking about no one but Mohamed Salah. He is from the country that abhors the great pyramid, Egypt. He is the ‘hottest’ player in the English Premier League and the highest goal scorer now with a total of 31.
Our Man Crush Monday today is just doing great in the field of play but living an exemplary life to emulate. He truly has the life of sportsmanship. Mohamed Salah started his career with El Mokawloon in Egypt, then transferred to FC Basel in 2012. The Port Said stadium disaster had led to a postponement and at the eventual, cancellation of the Egyptian season’s remainder. In Basel, his team won the Swiss Super League season 2012–13 Championship title and finished runners-up in the Swiss Cup. He had been promising from the start as he was awarded the CAF Most Promising African Talent of the Year in 2012. In 2013, Salah was awarded the SAFP Golden Player award for being the best player in the Swiss Super League.
In 2013, the Egyptian then moved to and played for Chelsea, where he didn’t have much time on the field and then moved on a loan deal to Fiorentina and later on, to Roma from where he later pen a permanent deal before transferring to Liverpool in 2017 where he is attaining to the zenith of his career. In Roma, he was named Player of the Season, finishing as the club’s top goal scorer with 15 goals in all competitions (14 in Serie A) and six assists.
In 2017, Salah was named CAF African Footballer of the Year, the BBC African Footballer of the Year, and Premier League Player of the Month (November). He was also selected in the CAF Team of the Year and CAF Africa Cup of Nations Team of the Tournament.
Today, we celebrate the Egyptian King, Mohamed Salah; keep scoring, keep doing grea