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Salah Equals Eto'o's UCL Record

Mohamed Salah Equals Samuel Eto'o's UEFA Champions League Record

By Kurt Buckerfield - Apr 11, 2018 08:32 AM @KurtLaduma

Liverpool's African superstar Mohamed Salah continued to prove he is among the best players in the world after equalling a UEFA Champions League goal record set by FC Barcelona legend Samuel Eto’o.

Click through the mini-gallery above to see the top-scoring Africans in a single Champions League campaign.

The 25-year-old has shown he is worth every penny the Reds spent on him at the beginning of the campaign in which he has now scored 39 goals.

Salah was on target once again for Liverpool in the second leg of their quarter-final against Manchester City Tuesday night, when he pounced on a loose ball in the box.

The Egyptian's clever finish brought up his eighth UCL goal this season, which draws him level with Eto'o as the African scorer with the most strikes in a single Champions League campaign.

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Liverpool are now through to the semi-finals of the tournament after beating City 5-1 on aggregate, where Salah will have the chance to set an all-time record.

Do you think Salah is up there with the very best players in the world at the moment? Let us know in the comments section below. 


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Michaeltshigama Joined: 30 Sep 2016
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Michaeltshigama Apr 11, 2018 04:34 PM
He should go to Madrid so that he can win a lot of trophies by playing alongside king CR7
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Myaka weliPhefeni Apr 11, 2018 11:31 AM
His the one who s gonna creat his own record that wll be hard to be breakable in those players who s from Africa
Chicharito07 Joined: 27 Nov 2015
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Chicharito07 Apr 11, 2018 11:20 AM
He is a top quality
kingMzu84 Joined: 13 Dec 2017
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kingMzu84 Apr 11, 2018 11:03 AM
Indeed he has passed messi's level he is chasing king Ronaldo
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Mystique-Luu Apr 11, 2018 10:44 AM
Aow Salamusi madoda
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vijjox Apr 11, 2018 10:10 AM
No doubt he's there
makoro Joined: 23 Aug 2011
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makoro Apr 11, 2018 09:54 AM
Words can't describe this but his actions does
King-Nosh Joined: 12 Jun 2014
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King-Nosh Apr 11, 2018 09:08 AM
Mo Salah.........
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Emza_vr6 Apr 11, 2018 08:46 AM
Hail Salah Hail
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brynemasasanya Apr 11, 2018 08:44 AM
Of course he is, well done to him he must keep it up!

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