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Mohamed Salah's Journey to Soccer Stardom in Liverpool

Mohamed Salah is a professional soccer player who has played for multiple teams over the years. He is one of the best forwards and a serial winner with Liverpool Football Club (FC) since his arrival in 2017.

Salah was born on June 15, 1992, in Basyoun, Egypt, a city north of Cairo. When he was young, he admired professional soccer players such as Zinedine Zidane and Ronaldo Luiz Nazario de Lima and tried to imitate their moves on the field. At age 14, he joined the Egyptian club, El Mokawloon’s youth team. His amazing speed caught the attention of Swiss club FC Basel, which led him to a contract in 2012. He helped lead the team to the Swiss Super League title and the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Europa League semifinals in 2012. During that season he earned the Swiss Golden Player award for being an outstanding player.

Salah transferred to Chelsea FC of the Premier League in January 2014, where he struggled and only had six Premier League matches before he was loaned to Italy’s top league, Series A in 2015. Salah’s performance improved during his time in the Italian league, and later he was loaned to another Serie A team, AS Roma. He completed a permanent transfer to AS Roma and soon achieved 19 goals and 13 assists in the 2016-17 season. This gave him recognition as AS Roma’s player of the year.

In 2017, Salah returned to the Premier League and signed to play for Liverpool. Here, he scored 32 goals in 2017-18, setting a Premier League record for the most goals scored during a single 38-game season. Later, he was awarded the Golden Boot as a top scorer that season. He also led Liverpool to the UEFA Champions League Final, unfortunately the team lost to Real Madrid. Salah completed the season with a total of 44 goals across all games. He received the Premier League’s Player of the Season award in May 2018. In 2019, Salah helped Liverpool win the Champions League title and was again recognized as a top goal scorer of the year.

Salah has won many trophies, awards, and recognitions. His hard work and talented skills on the field have allowed for his success across multiple teams. Mohamed Salah is an incredible professional soccer player, and his efforts will continue to allow him to flourish on the field and bring his teams to victory.

[Source: Encyclopedia Britannica; Liverpool FC]

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