Salah alludes to Sergio Ramos incident « I was glad to finally play 90 minutes »
Mo Salah made reference to the injury he suffered in the 2018 UEFA Champions League final after scoring an early penalty in Liverpool F.C 2-0 win over Tottenham in this year’s showpiece.
Salah opens the scoring
The forward, who came off injured in the Liverpool F.C. 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid F.C in May 2018, lashed home a spot-kick to give Liverpool a second-minute lead at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium
before Divock Origi’s 87th-minute strike made sure that the occasion was a happier one for Salah.
In the 2018 masterpiece, Salah left the contribute tears having endured shoulder damage in a test from Madrid safeguard Sergio Ramos, and the Egyptian was satisfied to complete the game this time around.
« Honestly I don’t know what to say but everyone is happy now, » Salah told BT Sport. « I am very glad to play a second final in a row and play 90 minutes, finally! Everybody did their best to win. All the group were staggering today. »
Although VAR was available, the decision to award Liverpool a penalty after Sissoko handled Mané’s cross was not reviewed. Mohamed Salah had recently shown that he felt the presentation of VAR in Premier League matches would not really improve the game, yet changed his tune as Liverpool F.C praised, saying: « I like it at any rate now! »
First Egyptian to win the Champions League
Reflecting on his journey from being a young player at Al-Mokawloon in his home country to becoming a European champion, Mohamed Salah said the street had not been simple.