Egyptian and Liverpool attacker, Mohamed Salah, who is the current African best footballer is the latest star to land on the cover of GQ Middle East.
Speaking with the magazine in an interview, the 26-year-old footballer spoke about the role his father played in making a better footballer.
He played at El Mokawloon, Basel, Chelsea, Fiorentina,
‘I would complain that I didn’t want to travel [the four hours] to training,’ said Salah, remembering the role his father played.
‘But he stood by me and told me that all great players go through this. The price for him was very high, and I’ll never forget the role he played in my career.’
He has already scored 42 goals in 53 appearances for Liverpool, and speaking about his performance
‘It makes me feel great, and makes me want to work harder and to continue performing,’ he says. ‘Because after that if your standards drop, people will not accept it. It’s a great feeling, but I don’t see it as more pressure.’
For young players aspiring to become a footballer, the Liverpool star advice them saying:
‘For me, nothing was going to come easily… nothing good ever does. I went through every possible stage a footballer could go through. Moving from an Arab country to Europe, you feel the difference in everything from the standard of living to food, to communication.
‘You don’t know what to do, After
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