The Egyptian star Mohamed Salah, the striker of the Liverpool team, won the Golden Foot award, during the ceremony held on Monday evening in the French Emirate of Monaco, surpassing many stars, as he received the award from the veteran Brazilian star Dani Alves, right-back of the Barcelona team, during the ceremony.
Salah, 29, grabbed the Golden Foot award for the current year, outperforming several prominent stars in Europe, led by Spanish defender Sergio Ramos, Argentine striker Sergio Aguero, his compatriot Lionel Messi, and Polish star Robert Lewandowski..
10 players were nominated by a panel of international journalists to win the Golden Foot, provided the player is over 28 years old, then the audience will be voted on in an online poll to choose the winner..
Mohamed Salah became the first Arab player to win the award, as well as the third African player after Samuel Eto’o and Didier Drogba..
In a related context, Mohamed Salah came seventh in the 2021 Golden Ball ranking behind the hexagonal Messi, Lewandowski, Benzema, Kante, Jorginho and Ronaldo, while the Egyptian star outperformed many stars, most notably De Bruyne, Kylian Mbappe..
The Egyptian international is the top scorer in the English Premier League this season, 2021-2022, and runner-up in the scorers’ ranking last season after Harry Kane, with a single goal difference.