Egypt national team and Liverpool star, Mohamed Salah’s two-goal against Comoros on Monday made him Egypt’s leading top goals scorer at the African and international matches.
Salah has scored a staggering 45 goals for Egypt and is now within Top of Egyptian strikers’ international scoring record.
Moreover, Liverpool winger Salah broke the legend historical goalscorer Hassan El-Shazly’s record, becoming the pharaohs’ second all-time top scorer.
Indeed, Salah recently amassed Tersana and Egypt’s football legend El-Shazly’s longstanding record of 43 goals, which he was able to achieve in just over 60 games, according to the Egyptian football federation.
During his last match against Comoros, Salah also reminded football fans why he’s one of the best scorers and forwards in world football by twisting and slaloming his way into the penalty area, leaving Comoros defenders in a heap on the floor.
The 27-year-old two-time African best player winner recently moved past Egypt legend El-Shazly(42) – who moves down to third on the all-time list – while AL-Ahly legend Mohamed Aboutrika is fourth (38).
It’s worth mentioning that Veteran Hossam Hassan is Egypt’s all-time top scorer with 68 goals in 176 appearances.
Lately, Egypt’s Olympic football team have already included Salah on a preliminary squad list assembled by the domestic federation that is thought to feature 10 over-age players in total.