'I'm confident that I'll be in Russia,' says Mohamed Salah to dismiss World Cup doubts

WION Web Team
Kiev, Ukraine Published: May 28, 2018, 09:14 AM(IST)

Mohamed Salah. Photograph:( Twitter )

Mohamed Salah got injured during the finals of UEFA Champions League while playing against Real Madrid and there were speculations that he could miss the football World Cup due to a suspected shoulder injury.

The injury was identified as shoulder dislocations, however, Egypt's FA is optimistic and tweeted that the team doctor had spoken with Liverpool officials who confirmed an x-ray showed ligament damage in his shoulder, rather than a fracture.

Egyptian star has finally spoken about his injury and tweeted, "It was a very tough night, but I'm a fighter. Despite the odds, I'm confident that I'll be in Russia to make you all proud. Your love and support will give me the strength I need."

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The incident happened at the 30th minute when Mo Salah's right hand got stuck with Real Madrid's defender Sergio Ramos and he fell to the ground injuring his left shoulder.

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Although, Salah had returned to the field after receiving the treatment but the injury prevailed and led to his ouster from the game.

It was heartbreaking to watch 44-goal sensation leaving the field in tears and the injury was one of the causes that led to Liverpool's defeat.

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