Mohamed Salah, the star of the Egyptian national team, arrived at the mission headquarters in Kuwait, in preparation for the Belgium friendly match.
Salah left the Egyptian national team camp to attend the “Soccer Globe” ceremony that was held in the UAE.
And as far as he knows FilGoal.com Salah returned to Kuwait in a private plane provided by the organizers of the ceremony.
Salah had held a session with the players yesterday before traveling to Dubai to talk about the importance of the friendly match and asked them, being the leader, to appear well in the match.
Mohamed Salah, the Liverpool star, won the Fans’ Player of the Year award at the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai.
The Egyptian national team will meet its Belgian counterpart at 5:00 pm tomorrow, Friday, in an official friendly match.
Mohamed Salah said after receiving the award: “You are putting more pressure on me now – laughing -. I think this is always great.”
He added, “The most important element in football is the fans, so winning an award through this public vote is always great.”
He explained, “I always focus on helping the team and winning titles, and this is the most important thing. I continue to search for numbers and goals because they motivate me and push me to achieve more.”
He continued, “As long as I have achieved this, anyone can do it. I spent more than 10 years in Europe, and the difference in talent between us and them is not great. The difference is mental, they know things that we do not know and studied things that we do not know.”
And Salah continued, “You must be prepared because you will face difficult things. You must get out of your comfort zone and sacrifice everything. I gave my whole life to football and give it everything and I will continue to do so.”
He concluded, “Everyone in the Middle East can do it, but you must be prepared because it will not be comfortable. I am happy to win a prize in the Arab world.”
Salah, with Liverpool, reached the competition for the English Premier League title until the last round, and lost it by a point to Manchester City.
Salah won the Premier League top scorer award jointly with Son Heung-min, the star of Tottenham Hotspur.
The Egyptian player won the FA Cup and the League Cup, while he finished runner-up in the European Champions League, losing to Real Madrid in the final.
With the national team, Salah won the African Cup of Nations in Cameroon.