December 25, 2019
Doha-ALSharqiya December 25: FIFA has revealed the reason for choosing the Egyptian star, Mohamed Salah, the best player in the Club World Cup, which concluded recently in Qatar and crowned Liverpool with its title. FIFA published a statement on its official website, explaining why Salah was chosen as the best player in the FIFA Club World Cup 2019, at the expense of many other stars in his team, such as Brazilian Firmino and Senegalese Sadio Mani. The FIFA statement said: After the Club World Cup final, which Liverpool won with an orphan goal over Flamingo, FIFA Technical Study Group chose Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah as the best player in the tournament, thus winning the Golden Ball award in recognition of his outstanding performance in the tournament. And on the reason for granting the award, FIFA explained: Mohamed Salah was very dangerous in the attack of Liverpool during the tournament, as he was decisive in the first meeting, and he also made a ball on the plate of his colleague Nabi Kaita who scored the goal of his team's progress, in a shot in which the Egyptian national team proved that it is not Only scorer, but able to provide balls for his colleagues for registration. The statement added: Salah was also distinguished by his great speed and seriousness in front of the goal, and he was a deadly poison in the opponents defense, as his absence from scoring in this tournament did not deprive him of the honor of winning the golden ball of the championship, because Salah showed his high heels in the two encounters. The award of Salah, the prize for the best player in the World Cup clubs, sparked widespread controversy, as many sports critics and football lovers saw that the Egyptian star does not deserve that award, especially with his teammates, Manny and Firmino, and in particular the latter, who He scored the goal of Liverpool's 2-1 victory over Monterrey in the semi-final, and the goal of winning (1-0) over Flamingo in the final 2-1.