SADIO MANE will surely comfort the tearful Mohamed Salah after he scored the winning goal to help Senegal win the Africa Cup of Nations.
Mane was quick to comfort him and offer words of encouragement to the devastated King of Egypt.
He took a break from Senegal’s passionate celebrations to speak softly to his club colleagues.
Mane may have scored the winning goal in the penalty shootout, but things could have been very different if the opening minutes had played out.
Senegal enjoyed a penalty in just the third minute of the game, which Mane stepped up to take.
His the effort was saved by Egyptian player Mohamed Gabaskiwith Salah playing a huge role in Mane’s initial defeat.
He spent some time talking to Gabaski before Mane stepped up, telling him which direction Mane was going to turn.
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At one point, Mane even came and seemed to tell Gabaski which corner he was aiming for.
Egypt’s saver superbly saved, and from there it seemed to be in the stars for Egypt to claim a record eighth Afcon title.
Especially when the match ended with the score 0-0 after extra time.
With Egypt having progressed in the last two rounds on penalties, they must be the favorites in penalties.
But after two misses by Egypt, Mane made no mistake when he delivered the decisive kick, leaving Pharaoh’s captain Salah in tears.
MUS NOT DWELL
The two star forwards will now return to Merseyside as they turn their focus back to Liverpool duties.
The Red Devils are still fighting on four fronts this season, with By Jurgen Klopp The team is currently nine points behind Premier League leaders Manchester City, but with a game in hand.
Klopp and Co are also still standing in the Champions League and FA Cup, and have a League Cup final to contend with later this month against Chelsea.
It means Mane has every chance of yet another winning medal to his Afcon award, while Salah will be desperate for a silver medal with his club to ease the pain of defeat. on Sunday.
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