Mohamed Salah completed a memorable day for Egyptian football by retaining his African Player of the Year award in Senegal Tuesday.
MOSCOW. Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov has announced Liverpool's Egypt forward Mohamed Salah is now an honorary citizen of the Russian republic.
Salah is at the World Cup in Russia with Egypt, whose training base is in the Chechen capital Grozny.
Mohamed Salah was crowned the Premier League's Players' Player of the Year on Sunday, with his incredible 41-goal debut season at Liverpool beating out strong competition from Manchester City's Kevin de Bruyne.
Prolific Liverpool scorer Mohamed Salah was named African Player of the Year in Ghanaian capital Accra on Thursday, the first Egyptian to win the award since Mahmoud al Khatib in 1983.