Mohamed Salah Bio, Age, Career, Wife, Club, Cars and Net Worth

Quick Facts about Mohamed Salah

Full NameMohamed Salah Hamed Mahrous Ghaly
Date of Birth June 15, 1992
Age29 as of 2021
Place of birth Nagrig, Egypt
Current Club Liverpool
Jersey No.11
Height 1.75m tall

Mohamed Salah ( MoSalah), a clear definition of dreams are valid from a small town in Egypt to being one of the best players in the world and playing for one of the best football clubs in the world. Did you know each time MoSalah scores a goal he celebrates by performing the sujud since he was young? Did you also know he doesn’t celebrate against his former clubs? Get to know more about Mohamed Salah by reading the entire article.

Who Is Mohamed Salah?

Mohamed Salah, born in 1992 in Nagrig Egypt, is a professional footballer from Egypt. Currently, he is playing for Liverpool, a Premier League club. Salah Plays as a forward for Liverpool and Egypt national team. Despite being humble, he is seen as one of the best players in the world. In addition, he is well known for his dribbling tactics and for scoring hat-trick goals.

Just like any other player, he started his senior debut in Egypt in a club called Al Mokawloon. After that, he relocated to Switzerland where he was signed by Basel at an undisclosed fee. As a result, of his good performance in Switzerland, he attracted Chelsea, a Premiere League Club who later signed him for a transfer fee worth  £11 million in 2014.

With Chelsea, he was not used frequently and it resulted in him being sent on loan to Serie A clubs Fiorentina and Roma. Salah was later he was signed by Roma in a transfer fee worth €15 million. His star shone while he was still in Roma and even helped them to finish in second place and a club record points tally in 2017. Mohamed decided to come back to English Premier League, but this time he was signed by Liverpool in a transfer fee worth £36.9 million.

Being one of the best players in the world, he has won the Premier League Golden Boot. In addition, he also broke the Premier League scoring record for a 38- game season. Furthermore, his excellent performance earned him different important positions in the Premier League including the PFA Players Player of the Year. Moreover, he was named third in the 2018 Best FIFA Men’s Player award.

Mohamed Salah
Mohamed Salah

Mohamed Salah Background

Born in Nagrig, Basyoun, Egypt he grew up admiring Ronaldo, Zinadine Zidane, and Francesco Totti. His love for football can’t be explained since he was young. At the age of 14, he joined Al Mokawloon, his opportunity came after a scout who had come to watch another child spotted him and he was impressed by his performance. In the journey to achieve his dreams, he had to miss frequently in order to manage the three-hour journey to training.

At the age of 15 he was promoted to a senior squad after the then manager Mohamed Radwan noticed he had potential. Being promoted at such young age, he had to be given special training and diet since his muscles were not fully formed. He made his first senior debut on 3rd May 2010 in a 1-1 away draw against Mansoura.

Mohamed Salah Family, Parents

He is the son of Salah Ghaly, Salah has managed to keep information about his family background private. However, more information about his family will be updated as soon as possible.

Mohamed Salah Siblings

He only has one brother by the name of Nasr Salah, though much is not known about him.

Mohamed Salah Wife

He is happily married to Maggi, the two lovebirds tied the knot in 2013. Being a secretive person much is not known about his love life.

Mohamed Salah Kids

Together with his wife, they welcomed their first daughter Makka in 2014. They named their daughter in honor of the Islamic holy city of Mecca. In addition, he also welcomed their second-born daughter Kayan in 2020.

How Much Does Salah Earn

He is one of the highest-paid players in football history earning a weekly salary of £200,000.

Mohamed Salah Net Worth

As of 2021, his net worth is estimated to be around $90 million.

Professional Career


Salah joined Basel after the suspension of the Egyptian Premier League, where he was playing for the Al Mokawloo. It happened that, before the suspension, Basel a Swiss Super League club had been following Salah’s progress for a while. Basel organized a friendly match with Egypt’s under 23 teams in March 2012, while he scored two goals after coming in as a substitute in the second half.

After the game, he was invited by Basel to remain for training. After that, it was officially announced that Mohamed had signed a four-year contract on 10th, April 2012, it was also reported that the contract was going to start officially on 15th June 2012. However, despite being signed he had different challenges since he was unable to speak their languages. In addition, he was also signed as a replacement of Xherdan Shaqiri who was the fan-favorite at that time and it was challenging to him.

Salah made his official debut on Basel in a UEFA Champions League preliminary stage match against the Norweigian club Molde on 8th August. However, he came in as a substitute in the 74th minute. Moreover, Salah made his official league debut on 12th August in a game against Thun where he played the whole game.

Salah scored his first goal in the league one week after his debut, after that, he scored the second goal in the 2-0 home win against Lausanne. In addition, he scored his first Europa League goal in the quarter-finals. Furthermore, he was part of the squad that helped Basel win the 2013 Uhrencup. In addition, before he left, he helped the club to win the league title for five timers consecutively.


Before the start of the 2013-14 season, on January 23rd, 2014 Chelsea announced that it had reached an agreement with Basel to sign Salah in a reported transfer fee worth £11 million. On 26th the transfer process was already complete, and he became the first Egyptian to be signed by a London-based club.

He made his first debut for Chelsea on 8th February coming in as a substitute in the Premier League. Moreover, Salah scored his first goal for Chelsea on March 22 in a match against Arsenal. He continued to shine as he opened the scoring, won the penalty, and assisted the third goal in a match against Stoke City on 5th April.

However, before the start of the 2014-15 season, his future with Chelsea seemed to be on the dark side due to reports that suggested that he was supposed to return to Egypt to serve in the Military. This was after his registration for the education was scheme was rescinded by the Egyptian Minister of Higher Education. However, he later talked with Egyptian prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab, Minister of Higher Education, and Shawky Gharib, Egyptian national manager. During the start of the season, he changed the jersey number from 15 to 17. Salah only appeared thrice in that season before he was sent on loan to Fiorentina.

Fiorentina on Loan

Salah was sent to Fiorentina on loan for 18 months which was to expire at the end of the 2015-16 season. The reports were confirmed by Chelsea on February 2nd, 2015. He made his first debut for Fiorentina six days later after he was signed after coming in as a substitute in the 65th minute. With Fiorentina, he opted to wear Jersey number 74 in honor of the Port Said Stadium riot.

He made his first full start for Fiorentina on 14th February, where he also scored his first goal for Fiorentina in the 30th minute in a match against Sassuolo. In addition, he also scored the winning goal in the game against Inter Milan.

At the end of the Season, Fiorentina provided an option to extend the loan but Salah refused to stay in Fiorentina. After refusing to stay in Fiorentina, he opted to join Roma, a Serie A club. After he joined Roma, Fiorentina filed a complaint against FIFA complaining Chelsea had breached the contract. However, Salah and Chelsea were clearer by The Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Roma on Loan

Salah joined Roma in August, though he joined on Loan in transfer fee reported to be around €15 million with an option to make the deal permanent. With the new team, he wore jersey number 11. He made his first debut on 22 August and scored his first goal for Roma on 20th September. On March 4th, he came face to face with his former club Fiorentina where he scored twice in a 4-1 win. By the end of the 2015-16 season, he had scored 15 goals in 42 matches. In addition, he won the club’s 2015-16 Player of the Season Award.

Permanent Signing to Roma

After joining Roma on loan in the 2015-16 season, on 3rd August 2016 Roma declared that they had assigned Salah permanently in a transfer deal worth  €15 million. He scored his first goal as a permanent player for Roma on 20, August in a 4-0 win against Udinese. In addition, he also scored his first club hat-trick in a match against Bologna. At the end of the 2016-17 season, he had scored 19 goals in all competitions.


Salah played for Roma for only one season and then agreed to join Liverpool on June 22nd, 2017. With Liverpool, he signed a long-term contract which was worth £36.5m fees that could rise to £43m. The fee was a club record that surpassed Andy Carroll in 2011. With Liverpool, he wore Jersey number 11 which was initially worn by Roberto Firmino, who switched number 9.

He joined the club officially on 1st July following the summer transfer window. Following his signing, he became the first Egyptian player to be signed by the Club. With Liverpool, his star shone and grew more famous as many people around the world noticed his spectacular performance. He scored his first goal for the club in his first official debut on August 12th August against Watford in a 3-3 draw. 12 days later he scored his second goal in the 2017-18 UEFA Champions League play-off round 4-2 win against Hoffenheim.

As a result of his good performance, he was awarded the PFA Players’ Player of the Year award for the Premier League. In addition, he became the first African and first Liverpool player to score 10 goals in one campaign in the tournament. With 43 goals for the season across all competitions, he became the second-highest Liverpool top-scorer behind Ian Rush.

2018-2019 season

Before the start of the 2018-19 season, he signed another long-term contract with Liverpool. According to Liverpool manage Jurgen Klopp, it was very important in the club’s football status to have Salah commit to the team. In addition, he was shortlisted for the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year where he took third place. Moreover, he was also included on the three-man shortlist for the UEFA Foward of the Season, taking second place. He also finished third for the Best FIFA Men’s Player. In addition, he also won the 2018 Puska Award for the goal of the year.

International Career

When it comes to his international career, he played for both the Egypt U-20 team and the Egypt U-23 team, representing Egypt in both the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup. In addition, he was also part of the squad that represented Egypt in the 2012 Summer Olympics.

He made his debut for the senior club on September 3rd, 2011 in a game against Sierra Leone. He scored his first goal for Egypt national team on October 8th against Niger. Moreover, he was named the captain of the Egypt national team in September 2019.

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