Egypt's Mohamed Salah Shortlisted for 'The Best' FIFA Player Award

Published July 24th, 2018 - 04:22 GMT
Mohamed Salah
Mohamed Salah

Egypt winger Mohamed Salah has been included in a list of 10 players for FIFA's 'The Best Men Player Award in 2018 after his eye-catching performance with Liverpool gaining all individual titles of the English Premier League.

Salah, 26, who played the best football season ever played by an Egyptian, scored 44 goals in all competitions as Liverpool reached the Champions League final and finished fourth in the Premier League.

He finished as the elite Premier League's top scorer with 32 goals - a record tally in a 38-game top flight campaign.

He hardly looked fully fit in Russia, having just recovered from a shoulder injury he picked up in the UEFA Champions League final in late May, he still scored two goals in two appearances against Russia and Saudi Arabia.

The Best FIFA Football Awards recognise the finest in each category for their respective achievements during the period from 3 July 2017 to 15 July 2018 inclusive for the men’s category, and from 7 August 2017 to 24 May 2018 inclusive for the women’s.

The three finalists for each award will be revealed at a later date, with the winners to be announced in a ceremony in London on Sept. 24.

The Best FIFA Men’s Player:

Antoine Griezmann (France/Atlético Madrid)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal/Real Madrid CF/Juventus FC)
Eden Hazard (Belgium/Chelsea FC)
Harry Kane (England/Tottenham Hotspur FC)
Kevin De Bruyne (Belgium,/Manchester City FC)
Kylian Mbappé (France/Paris Saint-Germain FC)
Lionel Messi (Argentina/FC Barcelona)
Luka Modric (Croatia/Real Madrid CF)
Mohamed Salah (Egypt/Liverpool FC)
Raphaël Varane (France/Real Madrid CF).

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