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“If my friend Cristiano Ronaldo hears this, he will be very sad” – Carlos Queiroz strongly stated about Mo Salah before AFCON

Egypt manager Carlos Queiroz has made a bold statement regarding superstars Mohamed Salah and Cristiano Ronaldo. The 68-year-old strategist thinks Salah is the best player in the world.

The Portuguese manager also suggested that the claim might not go well with Ronaldo. Talk about it first Africa Cup of Nations, Queiroz speak:

“Perhaps you agree with me that in our team we have the best player on the planet at the moment. If my friend Cristiano Ronaldo heard this, he would be very upset.”

Magnifique éloge de Carlos Queiroz à l’égard de Mo Salah et glamfique dédicace à Cristiano Ronaldo. “Je ne sais pas si je devrais dire ça. Nous avons l’actuel meilleur joueur du monde dans notre équipe. Si mon ami Cristiano Ronaldo entend ça , il and être fâché contre moi…”🇪🇬 https://t.co/D5xXydjPUm

It is worth noting that Queiroz has managed Ronaldo in the past. The 68-year-old served as assistant manager of Manchester United under Sir Alex Ferguson during Ronaldo’s first time at Old Trafford. Queiroz was also the coach of the Portuguese national team from 2008 to 2010.

He is currently the coach of the Egyptian national team and will lead them at the Africa Cup of Nations in 2021. The 68-year-old coach has another superstar in his squad – Mohamed Salah. The 29-year-old winger is his national team captain, having scored 45 goals in 73 appearances.

Salah is at his peak for Liverpool. The 29-year-old winger is on the throne after scoring a superb goal against Chelsea in Liverpool’s 2-2 draw in the Premier League last weekend.

Egypt was drawn along with Nigeria, Sudan and Guinea-Bissau in the group stage of AFCON 2021.


Mohamed Salah and Cristiano Ronaldo have been talismans for their respective clubs this season

Mohamed Salah and Cristiano Ronaldo have spearheaded their respective clubs’ attack this season.

Salah is the top scorer and assist in the Premier League, with 16 goals and nine assists in 20 games for Liverpool. He has scored 23 goals for the Reds across all competitions.

Cristiano Ronaldo, meanwhile, signed for Manchester United from Juventus in the summer of 2021, and has already started his career at Old Trafford. The 36-year-old striker has scored eight goals in the league and provided three assists in 16 matches.

The 36-year-old is United’s top scorer this season, with 14 goals across all competitions.


The five-time Ballon d’Or winner has a nine-goal lead over Manchester United’s second-highest scorers Mason Greenwood and Bruno Fernandes.


https://www.sportskeeda.com/football/news-if-friend-cristiano-ronaldo-listens-this-going-upset-carlos-queiroz-makes-bold-mo-salah-claim-ahead-afcon?utm_source=feed&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=sportskeeda “If my friend Cristiano Ronaldo hears this, he will be very sad” – Carlos Queiroz strongly stated about Mo Salah before AFCON

Aila Slisco

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