Liverpool star Mohamed Salah has become on the cusp of a new historic achievement by becoming the most Egyptian player to score goals, and he may do so if he scores Brentford in the Premier League at Anfield tomorrow, Saturday.
Salah has 313 goals during his career with the clubs and the national team, after he scored the goal of Liverpool’s 1-0 victory over Fulham from a penalty kick on Wednesday, equaling the tally of former Egyptian captain Hossam Hassan, according to the “Five Star Football” application that specializes in statistics.
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“Abu Makkah” has 185 goals with Liverpool since his move in 2017, and he needs a single goal to equal the number of former captain Stephen Gerrard, as he shares fifth place with him in the club’s list of historical scorers, led by Ian Rush with 346 goals.
The 30-year-old Egyptian captain leads Liverpool’s top scorer in the English Premier League with 136 goals.
In addition to Salah’s goals with Liverpool, he scored 34 goals with Roma, 9 goals with Fiorentina, two goals with Chelsea, 20 goals with Swiss Basel, compared to 12 goals with his first team, the Arab Contractors. He also scored 51 goals with the national team.
Liverpool ranks fifth in the league with 59 points, 4 points behind Manchester United, fourth in the standings, which has one deferred match in the Champions League qualification struggle.