The way to success has not been so easy for Salah , starof Liverpool in English Premier League today . While he was playing with Al Mokawloon youh side , his role odel was a Ghanaian .
Salah was eight year old and playing for Al Mokawloon and wanted to be like Eric Bekoe , a former Asante Kotoko striker .
The player himself recounts this particular history to Nhyira FM .
“I was a big player in Egypt. Mohamed Salah and other young Egyptian players wanted to be like , oh yeah.…..Mohammed Salah of Liverpool picked me as his role model. During my days at FC Petrojet, Salah was young boy playing for the youth side of Al Mokawloon” Bekoe revealed .
Moreover , Eric Bekoe described the kind of youngster Salah was at that time and how he managed to move at FC Basel .
“Salah was a left-winger who wanted to score more goals because he is clinical upfront. He sometimes cried because his efforts on wings doesn’t result in goals. One of their coaches pushed him forward which helped his progression before leaving Egypt for FC Basel” he added .