CAIRO, 15 June 2020: FIFA has celebrated the 28th birthday of the Egyptian King, Mohamed Salah, the striker of Liverpool and the Egyptian national team, as he was born on 15 June 1992 in the village of Nagrig in the city of Basyoun in Gharbia Governorate.
FIFA posted on their official account on Twitter, "Happy birthday to the beloved of the Egyptian and Arab fans who inspired millions and proved that dreams come true. The Egyptian King celebrates his 28th birthday. Happy new year, Captain Salah, and our wishes for more success and brilliance."
The Egyptian football icon started his football career in Etihad Basyoun and Othmathon Tanta, before joining as a youth to the Arab Contractors Club in 2006, as it was his first stop to start his career, and Salah played his first match in the Egyptian Premier League on May 3, 2010.
Then in 2012, the Swiss club FC Basel included the Egyptian winger in April 2012, which was for 2 million euros, after which he began the journey of brilliance in his professional career.
In the summer of 2013, several clubs submitted offers to win the services of the Egyptian star, and the most prominent of those offers was from Chelsea and Liverpool, one call from Jose Mourinho, coach of Chelsea at the time, resolved the transfer of Salah to the London Club.
Salah then went out on loan to the Italian club Fiorentina, after he found himself captive to the substitute seats of the Blues, and he starred with the Italian club. Then he moved to Rome where he played in the Champions League & became Roma’s top scorer.
In the summer of 2017, Salah’s career came to a bright era, when he signed a contract with Liverpool for 42 million euros, and since that time the name “Mo Salah” shines in the sky of the old continent.
The Egyptian star won many major individual awards in Europe and the world, after the impressive levels he presented in his professional career in the old continent's courts in recent years.
Salah’s best achievement with clubs was the 2018/2019 Champions League title with Liverpool. Also, he is two victories away from being the first Egyptian player to achieve the English Premier League with Liverpool.
The best individual achievement is winning the African Golden Ball twice in a row in 2017 and 2018, and he also received the sixth and fifth rankings in the Golden Ball award that is awarded to a player in the world every year during 2018 and 2019, respectively. Salah also became the first player in history to score 32 goals in one season in the English Premier League.