The Biography of Mohamed Salah.
Mohamed Salah. His full name is Mohamed Salah Ghaly. He is often called Mo Salah and Egyptian
King. Mohamed Salah is a professional football player from Egypt. Among the numerous African
professional football players making the continent proud in faraway Europe, Mohamed Salah stands out.
He currently plays as a forward for Liverpool (English club) and the Egypt National Team.
Salah was given birth to on June 15, 1992, in Nagrig, Egypt. His parents were of middle-class
social status. Mohamed Salah was declared a failure in academics which was of huge concern to his
parents. Salah focused on football after finding out he could not strike a balance
between academics and football. Young Mohamed Salah began his club career with Egyptian Premier League side
El Mokawloon SC, debuting for the senior team in 2010. Salah continued to become a regular face
for El Mokawloon until the Egyptian Premier League was suspended following a stadium riot in February
- Swiss football club side had been interested in Salah, monitoring his activities for a while.
Finally, in April 2012, Salah agreed to a four-year contract with the Swiss side.
Salah’s debut season was quite successful, advancing to the Europa League semi-finals
as well as claiming the Swiss Super League season and emerging runners-up in the Swiss Cup.
Following Salah’s performance against Chelsea in the UEFA Champions League, it was announced
that Salah had agreed to a deal which will bring him to London. The deal was reported
to be worth around 11 million pounds. The move was finally sealed three days after the announcement.
Salah debuted for Chelsea as a substitute in the premier league on February 8 2014. On February 2,
2015, before the end of the transfer season, Chelsea loaned Salah for an 18-month period to
Serie A side, Fiorentina. Salah chose the no. 74 jersey in honour of the port said stadium riot
victim in Egypt. Sarah debuted for Fiorentina as a 65th-minute substitute in a victory over Atlanta.
Salah was a really great addition to the Fiorentina squad helping them prevail over
formidable opponents. At the end of the season, Fiorentina wanted to make
Salah’s 18-month loan permanent, which Salah refused and opted to join Roma.
Loan to A.S. Roma. In August 2016, Salah joined Roma for a season worth about 5 million Euros.
Salah also had a successful run with Roma which earned him Player of the season.
Salah also finished the season as the A.S. Roma’s top scorer. In 2016, Roma made Salah’s deal
permanent. Salah agreed to a move to Liverpool in June 2017, worth an initial 42 million euros
which could increase to 50 million euros. Salah was Liverpool’s first Egyptian signing. In his
debut for Liverpool, he scored in a 3-3 draw against Watford. That August, Salah was awarded
Liverpool’s Player of the month for his remarkable performance. Salah had a successful run for the
remainder of the season. Salah broke Liverpool’s record for scoring 36 times in his debut season.
He became the leading goalscorer in Europe’s top fiver beating Lionel Messi and Harry Kane to
the feat. Salah had been named to the PFA Team of the Year. Salah helped Liverpool to the Champions
League Final against Real Madrid where he was substituted after suffering a shoulder injury
in the 30th minute. On July 2, 2018, Salah signed a long-term contract with Liverpool.
Salah is known to be a Muslim. Growing up in a modest three-storey house, a stone’s throw
from a football pitch, Salah was the eldest of four children. Salah Ghaly is his father’s name.
His father has interest in football and has been working behind the scenes to ensure that Salah has
a successful football career. He got married to his wife, Maggi, on December 17, 2013, in
his hometown Nagrig. Together, they gave birth to their daughters, Makka in 2014 and Kayan in 2020.