Klopp praises Egypt's Salah for keeping grounded during stellar campaign

Lynette Rowe
May 16, 2018

The victory was City's 32nd this year, and gave the Cityzens their 100th point of the league campaign, a first in Premier League history.

Over at Anfield, Liverpool's Egyptian superstar, Mohamed Salah ended his season at Liverpool with two Guinness World Records titles of his own: Most goals by a football (soccer) player in an English Premier League season (38 games) and Most English Premier League football (soccer) matches scored in by an individual during a season (38 game)*.

Talking to reporters after the game, according to the Brighton and Hove Independent, he said: "It's been a tough week for us and I think that probably showed a little bit".

Luis Suarez also reached the same number in the 2013-14 campaign with Liverpool with his last goal for the Merseyside club before he joined Barcelona.

The Portugal worldwide has had a hand in Real Madrid's last three Champions League trophy wins. "As I've said before many times, it always was in my mind to help the team to win the games, and now we're in the Champions League next year and I won the award so I'm very proud to win it".

"With Ronaldo being one of the greats, probably one of the best players ever, it's going to be an honour to hopefully play against him", he said via Sky Sports.

"I'm happy for him and of course he gets the Golden Boot award - cool". Salah possesses a wand of a left foot, and some of his characteristics are strikingly similar to Lionel Messi, with his balance and technique standing out, in particular. The Red Devils have one final game to play, next Saturday in the 2018 F.A. Cup Final (12:15 p.m. EDT Fox and Fubo.tv) against Chelsea.

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"You've just got to focus on the game and if he's a direct opponent you have to see what the strengths and weaknesses are and use them to your advantage".

'Two years ago it was the Europa League final (which Liverpool lost to Sevilla) but the Champions League final is the highest you can play for a club so everyone will look forward to it.

The Egypt worldwide arrived from Roma in a £36.9million deal last summer with many critics questioning his signing on the basis of 12 unsuccessful months at Chelsea three years previously.

Manchester United remain linked with Ronaldo amid the player's Bernabeu contract woes.

The striker has made 27 appearances, six of which have been starts, in all competitions for Liverpool this season.

Harry Kane has challenged Mohamed Salah to deliver the goods again next year after the Liverpool man's record-breaking Premier League season.

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