– Brazilian winger Neymar believes Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah will shine at the 2018 World Cup in Russia
– Mohamed Salah helped Egypt to qualify for the 2018 World Cup after his country had waited for 27 years
– The former Chelsea star has been impressive this season for Liverpool scoring 20 goals
Brazilian and Paris-Saint-Germain superstar Neymar has heaped encomium on Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Salah is expected to lead African side Egypt to the 2018 soccer fiesta in Russia, and Neymar who will also be going to Russia with Brazil believes Salah will make huge impact at the World Cup.
This season, the former Chelsea man has been impressive for Liverpool scoring 20 goals and he is also the favorite to win the 2017 CAF player of the year award.
“The most well-known contenders to win the World Cup are the usual favorites. In addition to Brazil, we have Germany, Spain, France and Argentina.
“These contenders are highlights in any tournament in which they participate.
“I think surprisingly, Belgium have a great team, and Mohamed Salah is well a great player and can make a difference in the World Cup.” Neymar was quoted to have said by Daily Star.
Salah has established himself as a key part of Liverpool side forming a lethal front line alongside Philippe Coutinho, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane.
He has also recently won the BBC African player of the year award and he will face competition from Gabonese striker Pierre Aubameyang and Sadio Mane for the 2017 CAF African player of the year award.
The 2017 CAF award will hold on January 4, 2018 in Acrra which is the capital of Ghana.
Previously, it had been reported how Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah was voted the 2017 BBC African player of the year in which the former Chelsea star edged Super Eagles winger Victor Moses and Senegalese striker Sadio Mane to win the award.