Mohamed Salah Ghaly born on 15th June 1992 is a professional footballer who plays under the English club Liverpool and in the international team of Egypt. His role on the football pitch is playing forward. He started his career in the Egyptian club El-Mokawloon for the Egyptian premier league in 2010 but played in the Egyptian league for a short period of time and then joined the basil club of Switzerland.
Due to his immense set of skills in playing football, he became the star of the club and also won the title for his team Salah has also won the SAFP Golden Player of the Year Award.
Salah’s performance was deliberately great which gathered the attention of premier league selectors as they signed him into the Chelsea team for 11 Million pounds in 2014 however he was used sparingly in his debut match of the season and was allowed to play as a loan to Serie A clubs Fiorentina and Roma later the clubs signed him permanently for 15 Million euros. After that Salah moved to a new place in the premier league to sign for Liverpool making a club-record transfer fee worth 36.9 Million pounds.
During Salah’s second experience in England, he made his game to become a natural winger to a complete forward and became an important part of the team.
Mohamed Salah moved on to break the Club’s record and became the first player to win three consecutive leagues he was awarded League player of the month in the same season. Further, he got five awards PFA Players’ Player of the Year Award, PFA Fans’ Player of the Year Award, Football Writers’ Player of the Year Award, Premier League Player of the Season award, and was the recipient of the Premier League Golden Boot Award after registering a blasting record of 32 goals in 36 league matches at international level.
Salah represented the youngster team of Egypt and won a bronze medal in the Africa u-20 cup of nations also took part in the 2011 FIFA under-20 world cup and the 2012 summer Olympics. He was awarded CAF (most promising African talent) of the year in 2012 by his performance with the senior national team in 2011.
He and his fellows made the Egyptian team reach the Africa cup of nations that was held in 2017 and scored at the top level during CAF qualifications so as to perform as an important unit to help to qualify for the 2018 FIFA world cup. By his great performances, Salah earned the title “BBC African footballer of the year” and he was also selected for the CAF team of the year and the Africa cup of the nation’s team of the year as well.
Mohamed Salah Biography & Wiki
|Real Name||Mohamed Salah Ghaly|
|Nickname||Mo Salah, The pharaoh, Egyptian King|
|Date of Birth||15 June 1992|
|Age(as of 2023)||31 years|
|Birth Place||Nagrig, Gharbia, Egypt|
|Race / Ethnicity||Not Known|
|Height||Feet inches – 5’9″
Centimeters – 1.75 m
Centimeters – 175 cm
|Weight||kilograms – 70 kg
pounds – 154 lbs
|Chest – 36
Waist – 32
Biceps – 13
|Shoe Size||9 (US)|
|Achievements||Most Goals in all competitions by a premier league player in a season (44 Goals)|
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|Mother||Name not Known|
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Mohamed Salah’s Net Worth
|Salary (approx.)||Not Known|
|Net Worth (approx.)||$80 Million Dollar|
Childhood Life & Education
Mohamed Salah was born in the Egyptian city of EL- Gharbia. As a kid, Mohamed Salah was a very hard worker he grew up to look at Ronaldo and Messi as these players are his role model. By keeping the inspiration of his role models and insane work ethic he became a role model for his own country as many people call him ‘‘The Shining Light of the Football’’.
Salah belongs to a middle-class background he was not good at academics so his parents were worried about him. He tried his best to make education and football both his priority but could not perform well in academics despite excelling in football which was his passion from childhood.
He used to play football very much when he was not playing football then he was watching football on television. Arabic football players were among his early best players.
When Salah started playing football he was playing it just for fun and time passed, but later he took it seriously as a career opportunity and joined a local club of his country named El-Mokawloon based in Cairo. The club was too far from where he used to live as he used to go academy by taking a bus and he had to change five buses to reach the academy. He started to concentrate more on playing football rather than academics.
In May 2010 when Mohamed Salah reached the age of 18, he got selected for the senior team of his club.
He played as a regular forward of the team but around the year 2012, the Egyptian Premier league faced a shutdown as many of its players became uncertain due to the underdevelopment of the league.
Salah was nicknamed the Egyptian Messi by the strong fans of football who saw him as a standing-out player of the country as his playing tactics were simply wonderful that led to the support of fans and his nick “The Egyptian Messi” became renowned in the Italian media and worldwide.
Mohamed Salah Family & Personal Life
Mohamed Salah’s father’s name is Salah Ghaly being the only son of his parents he is an Egyptian Nationalist and believes in the religion of Islam Salah got married on 17th December 2013 having a large wedding ceremony in his village Ngrig located in Egypt. At his wedding his bride did not change her dress due to the traditional value of his hometown his family invited all the villagers to the wedding as the people who attended the wedding party were among thousands, There were also some famous Egyptian singers who sang songs and created a rememberable ceremony.
Muhammad Salah’s wife’s name is Magi and they have a beautiful daughter as well named Makkah his daughter’s name is after the Muslim holy city where the first revelation of the Quran was revealed the city is located in Saudi Arabia.
Mohamed Salah loves his daughter very much and feels proud as a dad their daughter’s name was kept by Salah’s wife Magi.
Football Career of Mohamed Salah
Salah started his professional football career in a Swiss super league club named Basel.
After the incident of the Port Said Stadium Disaster, the club organized a friendly match with the Egypt U-23 team this event took place on 16th March at the stadion Rabkhof (named in swiss) in Basel Salah played that match in the second half and scored two goals as the game was ended in the 4-3 win for the Egypt under-23 team.
Later Basel invited Salah to remain live with them for a week’s training and Salah accepted that proposal on 10th April 2012, after it was announced that Salah has signed the Basel contract for a limited year duration.
Salah scored his unofficial performance of that day on 23rd June 2012 against Steaua București making a 4-2 Defeat. He made his official Basel match into a UEFA Champions League that was done in full preparation for a stage match against the Norwegian Club named Mold.
On the 8th of August Mohamed Salah made a blasting appearance in the 74th minute of the match by playing immensely and intensively in that match.
Salah also made his performance of the day in the league on the 12th of August by playing a full match where he made two goals against Lausanne then he played in the quarter-final of the Europa League on the 11th of April 2013 as basil won the match and reached to semi-finals and then after penalties made the match a draw between them then Salah played another match against the Chelsea at Stamford Bridge and won the match by 2-5 goals.
Basel also comfortably won the Swiss Super League season 2012-13 Championship title.
Amazing Facts About Mohamed Salah
- Since his childhood, he was interested in football and left his education.
- He was born in Nagrig, Gharbia, Egypt.
- He is very popular on social media and has 13.8 million followers on his Twitter account.
- He has 41.3 million followers on his Instagram account.
- He is 31 years (as of 2023).
- Salah’s net worth is around $80 Million dollars.
- He was in the military for short time.
- When Salah was awarded in the Swiss league a female host kissed him and that was heavily criticized in his country.