Last week’s champions league final could not have gone worse for Egypt’s Mohamed Salah. Not only his team lost but he was left in tears after being forced off the field following a clash with Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos.
The injury looked really bad prompting fans to question if Salah will be able to play in the world cup.
After the injury, Salah was immediately taken to hospital with fears that the Egyptian winger may not make it to the world cup but after assessing the extent of his injury, Salah went on to tell the fans that he is a fighter and he is confident of playing at the world cup.
This statement was seen by many as sheer willingness from Salah as people were doubting the realistic chance of Salah to make it to the world cup.
The Egyptian Football Association is planning to send Salah to Spain for rehabilitation. The 25-year-old will make the journey along withLiverpool’s medical staff to Spain to start an intensive period of rehabilitation. The Egyptian FA have since said that they are optimistic that Salah will play in the world cup. This calms the fear about the player not being able to play for Egypt in the world cup and has put fans at relative ease following a tense stage of speculation.
The former Roma winger hailed as national hero by Egyptians is at 41.0 to end up as the top scorer of the FIFA world cup.
The footballing world was taken aback by shock when Salah was injured in possibly his biggest match of his career till date with many players and fans alike wishing him a speedy recovery.
Among those was Sergio Ramos, the alleged agressor of the challenge who was sued for a billion dollars by an Egyptian lawyer.