When we look at the English premier league, one of the hottest players performing in the league at the moment is Liverpool’s, Mohamed Salah. The player has been able to solidify his place in Liverpool after joining from the Italian side AS Roma, in a $46 million deal in July 2017. Since arriving at Liverpool, the player has been able to win the two EPL titles, the UEFA champions league trophy, two golden boot awards, and many other trophies. He has also won two ‘African Football Player of the Year awards. Mohamed Salah also represents the Egyptian national team at international tournaments.
Known fully as Mohammed Salah Ghaly, the Egyptian football star was born in the village of Nagrig on 15th June 1992. His football career started with the Egyptian football club El Mokawloon. He graduated from the first team of the club in 2010. Salah later moved to FC Basel in Switzerland where he helped the club immensely during their triumph in the league in the 2012-2013 season. He was then transferred to premier league giant, Chelsea in 2014. After a short stint at Chelsea where he made little impact, he was sent to Italy to play for Italian giants, AS Roma, before finally returning to England to play for Liverpool. Salah is well known for his goal-scoring abilities and strength when in possession of the ball.
Mohammed Salah is now 29 years old.
- Net worth
Being one of the hottest players in the EPL certainly comes with a lot of money and Mohammed Salah has been able to take his share of the billions circulating in the world of sports. The Liverpool frontman has an estimated net worth of $88 million. This makes him one of the fastest money-makers in the world of football. I am sure that most of you are surprised that Salah is that rich. Yes, he is. He just does not flaunt his wealth in your face. Just look at what he wears. His old contract at Liverpool was earning him over 240,000 euros weekly. Mohammed Salah is one of the highest-paid players in the EPL. Apart from his salary at Liverpool, Salah also earns more than $25 million in bonuses.
As a world-class footballer with a huge following, it is no mystery that famous world brands would chase after him with huge sums of money to use his image in their advertisements. Salah has several endorsement deals with some of the biggest brands in the world such as Vodafone, Pepsi, Uber and, tech company, Oppo. Salah has also done advertisement films for Adidas. Overall, the Egyptian national makes more than $16 million from his endorsement deals.
Salah is a down-to-earth player who does not like to show off his wealth. The Liverpool frontman does not wear earrings and heavy jewelry. However, he owns some of the most expensive watches ever made and has a fleet of luxurious expensive vehicles. The football player owns a watch made by Audemars Piguet which sells for over $300,000. He also owns vehicles such as:
- Bentley Continental GT
- Lamborghini Aventador
- Mercedes AMG GLE Coupe
- Mercedes Benz SLS AMG Roadster
- Audi Q7
- Toyota Camry
The Toyota Camry is the first car Salah bought after he started making money from his footballing talent. It is the cheapest car in his collection. It may be cheap but it sure beats the Mini Cooper N’Golo Kante had been driving around England for years.
Mohammed Salah got married to his childhood sweetheart as soon as things started going well and the couple now has two daughters together. His wife, who does not avail herself of the spotlight at all is known as Magi Salah. They met in their teenage years in school and both are from the same village of Nagrig where they grew up.