SOCCER player Mo Salah has made a name for himself on and off the pitch.
On July 1, 2022, the Egyptian player cemented his place in the Liverpool team by signing a three-year deal with the Premier League club.
Who is Mo Salah?
Mohamed ‘Mo’ Salah Hamed Mahrous Ghaly is a 30-year-old professional footballer who was born on June 15, 1992 in Egypt.
Salah – also known as the ‘Egyptian King’ or ‘the Pharaoh’ – plays for Liverpool’s Premier League club.
The star player has scored goals for a number of notable teams including:
- Club Swiss Super League, Basel (2012)
- Chelsea (2014)
- Roma (2016)
- English Premier League, Liverpool (2017–present)
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In 2021 he was named captain of the Egypt national team and aims to lead his teammates to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Salah is considered one of the best strikers in modern football.
According to Liverpool Football Club’s website, “He was named FWA Footballer of the Year and PFA Player of the Year 2021-22 after helping Jurgen Klopp’s side to a domestic cup double…”
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Is Mo Salah married?
Salah married his wife Magi in 2013.
The couple have two daughters, Makka, born in 2014, and Kayan, born in 2020.
His daughter Mecca was named in honor of the Islamic holy city of Mecca.
Salah is a devout Muslim and often celebrates goals with sujud.
“It’s kind of like praying or thanking God for what I’ve received, but yeah, it’s just praying and praying for victory,” Salah said in a 2019 interview with CNN.
“I’ve always done that since I was young, everywhere.”
What is Mo Salah’s net worth?
Mo Salah’s net worth is estimated at $90 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
However, his wealth is increasing as on 1 July 2022 Salah is handed a three-year deal with Liverpool – making him the highest-paid player in the team’s history.
According to Liverpool FC, “After five years at the club, Salah will now extend his stay at Anfield who has scored a remarkable 156 goals in 254 games to date.”
Salah told the outlet: “I’m feeling great and [I am] excited to win trophies with the club. It’s a happy day for everyone.
“I think it takes a bit of time to renew but it’s all done now so we just need to focus on what’s next…
“I think we’re in a good position to fight for everything. We also have signings. We just have to keep working hard, have a good vision, be positive and give it our all again.”
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According to The Telegraph, Salah will be making £350,000 a week by 2025 – roughly $420,000.
His total contract is valued at an estimated £55m, approximately $66m over three years.
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