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Mo Salah Reveals Who Is Two Footballing Idols Are

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Mo Salah Reveals Who Is Two Footballing Idols Are

Mo Salah will be an idol to all Liverpool and Egypt fans right now, he is their biggest hope for success after all, but who does the Reds forward look up to in football to give him inspiration.

What a season it's been for Mo Salah and he could still win the Champions League and help his country get out of the Group Stages at the World Cup and win the Ballon d'Or before the year is out.

In the past few years since leaving Chelsea the 25 year old has been getting better and better and his best season was last year for Roma when he bagged 19 goals, but he's gone to new levels this season.

The former Basel player has run wild in the Premier League this season and his form has transferred to the Champions League too as he's helped lead them to the final of the Champions League.


Speaking to CNN's Inside the Middle East Salah revealed there's two players he takes inspiration from as his footballing idols, and they're pretty decent legends of the game to pick, saying:

"I say before many times, the Brazilian Ronaldo...and Totti. He's unbelievable he's quality. As a person too he's quality.

"He's calm, great great, very quiet and the confidence about him. I learnt a lot from him."

Totti is an absolute Roma legend. Image: Twitter
Totti is an absolute Roma legend. Image: Twitter


Watch: Fjortoft, Riise And Carragher Interview Salah, And It's Pure Gold

Jan Aage Fjortoft, Jamie Carragher, John Arne Riise and Mohamed Salah. Enjoy.


'The Egyptian King' failed to add to his 11 Champions League goals on Wednesday night by firing blank against his former side, AS Roma, following a match-winning performance in the first-leg.

However, he has ONE more game to improve his incredible goal tally.

Liverpool booked a spot opposite Real Madrid in the Champions League final, after beating the Italian outfit 7-6 on aggregate.

The Red's European tour has one final stop in Kiev, Ukraine, where they'll be looking to make it six European titles.

Thumbs up from Salah. Image: PA
Thumbs up from Salah. Image: PA

After the full-time whistle, the Liverpool players and coaching staff were in a state of euphoria. With the fans stuck inside the Stadio Olimpico till 1 am for safety measures, the Liverpool squad celebrated in front of the 5,000 strong away contingent.

Including Salah.

He went down the tunnel until he heard fans sing his famous chant, reemerging, brilliantly acknowledging the Liverpool fans.


He then gave a great post-match interview with Fjortoft posing questions accompanied with Carragher and Riise.

Time to get your ribs tickled with this hilarious viewing between the four lads.

AS Roma have enjoyed a superb Champions League campaign but after departing from the competition, they sent Liverpool and Salah a classy message.

The club posted an image of Salah in half AS Roma and Liverpool colours, with the following words.

"It hurts so much that AS Roma's incredible dream of going all the way to Kiev is over but you'll be there in your new colours. Good luck in the UCL final Mo Salah."

Meanwhile, defending champions Real Madrid have the chance to make it back-to-back-to-back (!!) Champions League triumphs.

Zinedine Zidane's charges narrowly saw of Bayern Munich in the semi-final.

Real Madrid vs. Liverpool - a mouth-watering clash awaits us.

Who is your money on? Let us know.

Topics: Liverpool, Football News, Ronaldo, Roma, Premier League, Champions League, Mo Salah, Francesco Totti

Ryan Sidle
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