Liverpool’s Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah expressed his delight at helping the Pharaohs reach the first World Cup since 1990, adding he is proud of this achievement.
The 25-year-old was instrumental in Egypt’s reaching the tournament, having netted five goals in the qualifiers so far.
He scored twice, including one penalty kick, in Egypt’s decisive 2-1 win over Congo that solidified the Pharaohs’ spot at next year’s event in Russia.
Liverpool to face challenges ahead
But the Egyptian player has not lost sight of coming challenges.
Salah highlighted the importance of Liverpool’s anticipated clash against joint-leaders Manchester United scheduled for Saturday, noting that the Reds are looking forward to the game in order to improve their results in Premier League.
Liverpool are seventh in the League table with 12 points, seven points behind leaders Manchester City, who hold 19.