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Salah Reveals His Two Football Idols

Liverpool and African superstar Mohamed Salah, who is second to Lionel Messi in the European Golden Shoe race, has revealed two of his most important footballing idols.

Click through the gallery to see Salah’s two idols in action!

The Egyptian has been in sensational form for the Reds this season, scoring 31 league goals so far, which currently sees him hold second place in the race for the European Golden Shoe.

Only FC Barcelona’s Messi has struck more league goals than Salah across Europe’s top leagues this season, but he holds just a one goal lead on the 25-year-old.

In a recent interview, the Liverpool winger was asked who he idolised growing up, naming Ronaldo de Lima and his former AS Roma teammate Francesco Totti.

"I say before many times, the Brazilian Ronaldo…and Totti," he told CNN.

"He's unbelievable, he's quality. As a person too he's quality.

"He's calm, great great, very quiet and the confidence about him. I learnt a lot from him."

Messi Jumps Back Ahead Of Salah In Golden Shoe Race

Overall, Salah has scored 43 goals and assisted a further 15 strikes in 49 matches in all competitions for the Reds this season.

Do you think if Salah keeps working hard he can leave a legacy on football like his two idols did? Let us know in the comments section below.  


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