Which trophies has Mohamed Salah won?

first_imgLiverpool forward Mohamed Salah might be one of the greatest forwards in the Premier League, but his trophy cabinet isn’t as load as you would think.The 27-year-old has won several individual accolades and honours including multiple Premier League Golden Boot awards, but has only lifted three major trophies in his career, with two of them coming during his time at Basel.His biggest accomplishment, however, is still fresh, having lifted the 2018-19 Champions League trophy with Liverpool – his first piece of silverware with the Anfield club – and could open up doors for a “golden era” under Jurgen Klopp. Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘There is no creativity’ – Can Solskjaer get Man Utd scoring freely again? ‘Everyone legged it on to the pitch!’ – How Foden went from Man City superfan to future superstar Emery out of jail – for now – as brilliant Pepe papers over Arsenal’s cracks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? He hasn’t won any major trophies with Egypt either, though he came close. The forward finished third place with the Pharaohs in the African Under-20 Championship in 2011 and picked up a runners-up medal with Egypt in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, losing to Cameroon in the final.Things could change with the 2019 edition of the AFCON coming up this summer, however. Swiss Super League 2012-13, 2013-14Salah’s first introduction to professional football came through his time at Egyptian Premier League side Al Mokawloon Al Arab, where he spent three seasons before moving to Switzerland after signing for Basel in 2012.His first taste of silverware came through winning the 2012-13 and 2013-14 Swiss Super League, scoring 20 goals in 79 overall appearances.An £11 million move to Chelsea followed in January 2014 (he was still awarded a Swiss Super League medal following his contributions from the first half of the season), and he made his debut on February 8, coming on as a substitute in a 3-0 win over Newcastle.Mohamed Salah BaselDespite being seen as a promising signing for Chelsea, Salah was loaned out to Fiorentina for the 2014-15 campaign after barely being named in the squad by Jose Mourinho.Chelsea were crowned 2014-15 Premier League champions, and though Salah only made three appearances for the Blues before to his loan move to Italy, Mourinho stated he would receive a replica winner’s medal from the club for his contributions – but it’s an honour that hasn’t been officially counted.Following his move to Fiorentina, he was then loaned out to Roma for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 campaign.At the end of his first season with Roma, Salah was named Player of the Season, finishing as the club’s top scorer with 15 goals in all competitions and six assists.He finished as Serie A runners-up with Roma in his second season – ultimately winning no trophies in Italy – before signing for Liverpool for a bargain deal of £35m during the summer of 2017.Champions League 2018-19Salah hit the ground running immediately following his move to Anfield, breaking numerous records in his debut season on Merseyside and earning several individual honours.Liverpool came fourth in Salah’s first full season at the club and finished as runners-up in the 2017-18 Champions League final, losing 3-1 to Real Madrid.The Egypt international won no club honours in his first season but picked up several individual accolades such as the Premier League Golden Boot, the FIFA Puskas Award as well as Premier League Player of the Season – and broke Cristiano Ronaldo’s goalscoring Premier League record.He also broke the record of most goals in a 38-game Premier League season (32), most goals in a season by a Liverpool player in the Premier League era (44), most games scored by a Liverpool player in during a single campaign (34), and fastest Liverpool player to score 40 goals (45 games).Mohamed Salah Liverpool Champions League 2018-19Salah’s next season on Merseyside, however, brought far happier memories, as he won a consecutive Premier League Golden Boot (shared with Sadio Mane and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang).He then won his first trophy with Liverpool when the Reds defeated Tottenham 2-0 in the 2018-19 Champions League final in Madrid.The Egypt forward scored a penalty in the UCL final in the first opening 10 minutes of the game following a handball offence committed by the north Londoners, helping Liverpool lift their sixth UCL trophy and their first in 14 years.It was the Reds’ second successive Champions League final following the devastation of losing out on the 2018 edition in Kiev.Salah scored five goals and assisted twice during Liverpool’s run to the final in which they defeated the likes of Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern Munich, Porto and a particularly memorable semi-final win against Barcelona, in which Klopp’s side beat the Spanish champions 4-3 on aggregate to book their place in the final.Salah had missed out on the win against Barcelona due to injury but was in the stands at Anfield, and duly returned for the ultimately victorious UCL final on June 1. 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