Mohamed Salah Biography

( 1992 - )
April 22, 2019
First published on:March 15, 2018
by John Max

Facts of Mohamed Salah

Date of Birth: 1992, June 15
Age: 28 years old
Birth Nation: Egypt
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Birth Name Mohamed Salah Ghaly
Birth Place Nagrig, Egypt
Famous Name Mohamed Salah
Horoscope Gemini
Father Salah Ghaly
Mother Unknown
Net Worth $40 Million
Salary $13.26 million
Endorsement earnings $5 million annually
Past Team Roma
Market Value 150,00 Mill. €
Siblings Nasr Salah
Contract Liverpool
House Location Egypt
Cars Lamborghini Aventador, Audi Q7, Toyota Camry etc
Sponsors Adidas, Pepsi Cola, Vodafone
No. of Twitter Followers 7.48M
No. of Instagram Followers 21.7m followers
Weight 71 kg
Coworker Xherdan Shaqiri
Position in Team Forward
No. of Siblings one siblings
Coworker Salary Xherdan Shaqiri ($12 million net worth)
Current team Liverpool
Nationality Eygptian
Profession soccer player
Started career as a soccer player of El Mokawloon
Currently Working For Liverpool
Awards CAF Most Promising Talent of the Year: 2012, UAFA Golden Boy: 2012, El Heddaf Arab Footballer of the Year: 2013, 2017, & BBC Goal of the Month: December 2017, February 2018
Currently Married Yes
Married to Magi Salah
Divorce No
Wife profession Homemaker
Children Mecca Mohammed
Affair with Not known
is-played-fifa-word-cup-2018 Yes
Girlfriend Unknown
Boyfriend No
Religion Islam
Tatto(s) Not Known

Mohamed Salah is a professional football player who plays a forward for English Premier League club, Liverpool and for Egyptian National Football Team. He started his professional career with El Mokawloon. He later played for Chelsea and Roma.

Nicknamed as Pharaoh, Salah has represented Eygpt in youth teams, 2012 Summer Olympics, 2017 Africa Cup of nations. He helped Eygpt to qualify for FIFA World Cup 2018 for the first time since 1990.

Mohamed Salah’s Net worth and Salary in 2019

Mohamed Salah has an estimated net worth of $40 million as of 2019. Currently signed to the Liverpool FC, his weekly wage is reported £200,000 ($259,919) which is £10.2 ($13.26 million) million per annum. His current market value in the region $175.45 million according to the sources.

In 2018, his annual salary is estimated to be above  £6 million with a weekly salary of £120,000. 

Salah had the weekly wage of only £50,000 while playing for Roma. Liverpool first offered the weekly wage of £90,000 while signing him just double of what he earned in Roma. He was paid the yearly wage of  £1.6 million while on a loan to Fiorentina and demanded the wage of  £2.1 million to extend his loan contract.

Additionally, he is endorsing famous sports brands like Adidas. Besides, he also had signed a 1-year endorsement deal with Pepsi-Cola in 2016.


He is reported to have earned  $5 million in endorsement deals in a year.

Salah was offered a luxury villa for taking Egypt to the World Cup. However, he turned the offer and instead asked for a donation to the home village.

With his massive wealth and a successful career, he is enjoying a great and relaxed life. He owns several luxurious cars such as Lamborghini Aventador, Audi Q7, Toyota Camry, etc.

CAPTION: Mohamed Salah SOURCE: Pinterest

He has a luxurious house in Egypt.

Who is Mohamed Salah's Wife? Does he have Children?

The Egyptian star striker is married to his wife, Maggi Salah in 2013 and has a daughter, Mecca Mohammed who was born in 2014 in London. The family of 3 currently lives in England.

CAPTION: Mohamed Salah with his wife, Maggi Salah, and daughter Me SOURCE: YouTube

Mohamed Salah ,a multiple times award winner including CAF African Footballer of the Year,BBC African Footballer of the Year, as well as Arab Footballer of the Year in 2007, is a devout Muslim and has a cult following at the Liverpool club and has given the name  Egyptian King and Egyptian Messi after Argentian Lionel Messi by his fans and supporters of Liverpool.

Mohamed Salah Height and Weight

Salah stands 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs about 71 kg. 

Mohamed Salah’s Bio and Early Career

Mohamed Salah holds an Egyptian nationality. He was born to father, Salah Ghaly on June 15, 1992, in Basyoun, Egypt and was fond of playing football since his early childhood days. He used to play football with his brother Nasr Salah in his childhood.

Salah used to watch Zinedine Zidane, Ronaldo, and Totti play and often try to imitate while playing on the streets with his friends.

CAPTION: Salah during his childhood times SOURCE: Football Players Childhood Pics

He started his junior playing career at the Egyptian football club, El Mokawloon SC in 2006.

Mohamed Salah’s Professional Career

After playing for youth club of El Mokawloon, he joined the main team and made his debut against EI Mansoura on 3 May 2010 and scored his first goal against El Ahy on 25 December 2010.

He signed a four-year contract deal with the Swiss football team, Basel on 15 June 2012 and made his official debut for Basel against Molde on 8 August 2012 and scored his first goal for the club against Lausanne.

While playing for Basel, he was the part of the team that went on to win the Swiss Super League in 2012/13.

Salah was the first Egyptian international to sign for English Premier League club, Chelsea coached by Jose Mourinho on January 2014 for a reported transfer fee of  £11 million and made his debut against Newcastle United as well as scoring for Chelsea by coming as a substitute for Brazilain international, Oscar against Arsenal on March 2014.

He was also transferred to  Italian football clubs such as Fiorentina and AS Roma from Chelsea as a part of a loan exchange deal.

Salah was one of the important players in Chelsea that helped the team to win English Premier League in 2014/15 season.

After an impressive performance in Italian clubs and for Chelsea, he signed with his current club, Liverpool for a transfer fee of around €42million and scored his first goal for his debut match for Liverpool against Watford on 12 August 2017.

Salah has been the most important player in Liverpool's success this year. He is also the highest scorer for Liverpool this season. He is on the top of the highest scorer in Premier League jointly with Tottenham's Harry Kane and 3 goals ahead of Man City's Sergio Agüero.

On 5 April 2019, Salah scored his 50th Premier League goal for Liverpool in a 3–1 win against Southampton.

Most recently, German football coach, Jurgen Klopp states Salah’s Liverpool success transcends football, breaking down religious and cultural barriers in a dangerous, global political climate. Salah was named one of the most influential people in the world in a Time Magazine’s poll, a recognition which has brought as much pride to the club and his adopted community as the player himself.

Furthermore, Salah was not named for the 2019 PFA Player of the Year nominees however teammate Sadio Mane is in the running.

Mohamed Salah’s  International Career

After having represented Eygpt in the U20 and U23 teams and playing in the  FIFA U20 World Cup and 2012 Olympics, he made his international debut for Eygpt against Sierra Leone in a friendly on 3 September 2011.

Salah scored his first international goal against Niger in October 2011. He scored his first hattrick for Eygpt against during 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifier on 9 June 2013.

He helped the Egyptian side to final of 2017 Africa Cup of Nations as they were beaten by the eventual winners, Cameron.

Salah was the most important player in the Egyptian squad during the FIFA World Cup Qualifier 2018 and guided the team to reach FIFA World Cup 2018 to be held at Russia since 1990 FIFA World Cup.


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