LIVERPOOL star Mo Salah was over the Moon after his waxwork was unveiled at Madame Tussauds. Mo Salah stunned by waxwork of himself at Madame Tussauds and has cheeky peek at whether figure has ABS like him Liverpool sensation Salah was chuffed with his new waxwork.
The Reds forward was impressed with the attention to detail. Speaking as he met his waxwork for the first time, the Liverpool forward said: “That looks exactly like me, it is like I am looking into the Mirror. Does he have abs or No?” “He later added: “I couldn’t believe it when I stood alongside ‘me’, it’s like looking at my own reflection In a mirror. I can’t wait to see what the fans think. “It’s been an amazing experience working with the artists at Madame Tussauds London to create My first ever wax figure.”
TIM Waters, general Manager at Madame Tussauds London, said: “Mo Salah is one of the game’s greats, arguably the best in the world right now, and incredibly deserving of a Madame Tussauds LONDON figure.” Salah has excelled since returning to the Premier League with Liverpool four years ago. The former Chelsea and Roмa MaN has Netted 137 times in just 214 games for Jurgen Klopp’s MEN.
Salah enjoyed taking some fUNNY pictures with his waxwork. He has also won the Premier League Golden Boot on two occasions and was instrumental in delivering the Merseyside club their first title IN 30 years back in 2020. And his prolific goalscoring form at Anfield was honoured in the waxwork as they placed his arms in the same way he often chooses to celebrate. He was also dressed in the cream suit he wore when he was on the cover of the GQ Middle East
Mohamed Salah Hamed Mahrous Ghaly (Arabic: محمد صلاح حامد محروس غالي, Egyptian Arabic pronunciation: [mæˈħam.mæd sˤɑˈlɑːħ ˈɣæːli]; born 15 June 1992), also known as Mo Salah, is an Egyptian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Liverpool and captains the Egypt national team. Considered one of the best players of his generation and amongst the greatest African players of all time, he is known for his clinical finishing, dribbling, and speed.[note 1]
Salah started his senior career in 2010 playing for Al Mokawloon, departing in 2012 to join Basel, where he won two Swiss Super League titles. In 2014, Salah joined Chelsea for a reported fee of £11 million, but limited gametime led to successive loans to Fiorentina and Roma, who later signed him permanently for €15 million. In the 2016–17 season, Salah was a key figure in Roma’s success title bid, reaching double figures in both goals and assists.
In 2017, Salah signed for Liverpool for a then-club record transfer of £36.9 million. In his first season, he set the record for most Premier League goals scored (32) in a 38-game season and helped Liverpool to the 2018 UEFA Champions League Final. Salah went on to be an integral player in the club’s Champions League and Premier League title successes the following two seasons, and has since also won the FA Cup and the League Cup. Salah has achieved numerous individual accolades, including PFA Players’ Player of the Year awards, three Premier League Golden Boots, the Premier League Player of the Season, the Premier League Playmaker of the Season, and finished third for the Best FIFA Men’s Player in 2018 and 2021. He received the 2018 FIFA Puskás Award for his winning strike in the first Merseyside derby of the 2017–18 season. In 2023, Salah became Liverpool’s Premier League top goalscorer surpassing Robbie Fowler.
At international level, Salah represented Egypt at youth level before making his senior debut in 2011. Following his performances at the 2012 Summer Olympics, he was named CAF Most Promising African Talent of the Year. Since then, he finished as runner-up in the 2017 and 2021 Africa Cup of Nations and was top scorer during CAF qualification as Egypt qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Salah was named CAF African Footballer of the Year (2017 and 2018), BBC African Footballer of the Year (2017 and 2018), and was selected in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Team of the Tournament, 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Team of the Tournament and the CAF Team of the Year on several occasions.
Outside of football, Salah is regarded as a symbol of national pride in Egypt for his achievements and was named in Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in 2019. Salah has also been credited for raising the profile of Liverpool Egyptians.
2006–10: Youth teams
Salah started out playing for local youth teams. He names Ronaldo, Zinedine Zidane and Francesco Totti as his childhood idols. In 2006, he joined the youth team of Al Mokawloon aged 14 after being spotted by a scout who had originally come to watch another child play but was distracted by Salah. Salah frequently had to miss school to make the 3 hour journey to training. When Salah was 15 he was noticed by then first team manager Mohamed Radwan, who moved him to the senior squad immediately. Salah had to be given a special diet and training program due to his muscles not being fully formed because of his young age.
2010–12: Senior team appearances
Salah made his senior team debut in the Egyptian Premier League coming on as a substitute on 3 May 2010 in a 1–1 away draw against El Mansoura. During the 2010–11 season Salah continued earning minutes on the pitch, eventually becoming a regular in the team. Even though he was getting regular game time, Salah quarreled to score. In the dressing room after matches he would sometimes be in tears because of this, and Radwan says it only motivated him to become better. He scored his first goal for them on 25 December 2010 in a 1–1 away draw against Al Ahly. He remains a regular for Al Mokawloon, appearing in every game of the 2011–12 season. Following the Port Said Stadium riot on 1 February 2012, the Egyptian Premier League was suspended, and on 10 March 2012, the Egyptian Football Association announced their decision to cancel the remainder of the season.