Liverpool 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.Despite 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).Salah’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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Once again, college football fans were spoiled with another amazing weekend of action. From Ohio State defeating Penn State on the road to Notre Dame manhandling Stanford, it’s only inevitable that changes would be made in the AP Top 25.Perhaps the only guarantee is that Alabama is ahead of its competition. Nonetheless, several teams are certainly gravitating toward title-contending status.Following this past Saturday’s slate of games, Stadium’s college football insider Brett McMurphy had an interesting top 25. His top three teams all reside in the SEC.Here’s his list:AlabamaGeorgiaLSUOhio StateNotre DameOklahomaClemsonWest VirginiaAuburnWashingtonPenn StateMichiganKentuckyStanfordUCFMiamiColoradoOregonTexasWisconsinFloridaUSFMichigan StateNC StateCincinnatiMcMurphy went on to discuss his ballot, after receiving criticism for his ranking on the Buckeyes and Fighting Irish.Our CFB insider @Brett_McMurphy broke down his AP Top 25 ballot following Week 5 and fielded some questions from his Twitter followers in a new segment called: “Your A Idiot.” pic.twitter.com/4NlzFGFrh6— Stadium (@WatchStadium) October 1, 2018West Virginia had a nice boost in McMurphy’s poll, as the Mountaineers are firmly in his top 10. As for the biggest drop, BYU fell out of his list due to its blowout loss against Washington.With more intriguing matchups coming up this weekend, it’ll be interesting to see how McMurphy grades the elite programs in college football.
Sanket Vijayasarathy New DelhiAugust 2, 2019UPDATED: August 5, 2019 08:06 IST HIGHLIGHTSRealme X price in India starts at Rs 16,999 while the Realme 3i starts at Rs 7,999.Realme X offers a notchless AMOLED display, pop-up camera and a Snapdragon 710 chipset.Realme 3i brings a Dewdrop display and diamond-cut design.Realme X and Realme 3i will be on sale yet again at 12pm today on Flipkart and Realme.com. The two phones fall in two very distinctive price segments in India. The Realme X is a premium mid-range smartphone that touts features like a pop-up selfie camera, notchless AMOLED display, 48MP dual cameras and a Snapdragon 710 chipset. The Realme 3i is a budget phone that offers an attractive diamond-cut design along with a Dewdrop display and Helio P60 chipset.You will be able to purchase the Realme X and Realme 3i starting 12pm today i.e August 2 on Flipkart and Reamle’s Online Store. Realme X’s price in India starts at Rs 16,999 for the base model that offers 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The 8GB + 128GB variant costs Rs 19,999.On Flipkart, Realme X will be available with No Cost EMI options, Rs 6,550 buyback guarantee on exchanging the phone within 12 months, Flipkart Complete Mobile Protection for Rs 399 and bank offers like 10 per cent off with Axis Bank Buzz Credit Card, 5 per cent cashback on Flipkart Axis Bank Credit Card and 5 per cent cashback on HDFC Bank Debit Card. On Realme.com, the phone will be available with Jio benefits worth Rs 7,000, Mobikwik and Paytm First offers as well.Realme 3i, on the other hand, is a low cost phone with a starting price of Rs 7,999 for the 3GB + 32GB variant going up to Rs 9,999 for the 4GB + 64GB storage option. The smartphone will be available in Diamond Red, Diamond Blue and Diamond Black colours. It will also be available similar bank offers on Flipkart as the Realme X. On Realme’s online store, the customer can avail Jio benefits worth Rs 5,500 and an offer on Mobikwik.advertisementRealme X specificationsRealme X sports a 6.5-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED notchless display. The phone features a pop-up camera system that houses the selfie camera. It gets a 3D curved glasstic panel on the back that comes in Polar White and gradient Space Blue colours. The Realme X also offers an in-display fingerprint sensor. It is powered by 2.2Ghz octa-core Snapdragon 710 chipset paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. It comes with dual SIM support but lacks a microSD card slot. The smartphone houses a 3,765mAh battery and supports VOOC 3.0 fast charging. It ships with ColorOS 6 based on Android 9 Pie.The Realme X also features a 48-megapixel Sony IMX 586 f/1.7 main camera on the back that is paired with a 5-megapixel depth sensor. The selfie camera offers a 16-megapixel sensor. The main camera also supports Nightscape and Chroma Boost modes. In our review of the Realme X, we found the phone to offer a rich set of features that make it one of the best options under Rs 20,000.Realme 3i specificationsRealme 3i sports a 6.2-inch HD+ (1520×720) Dewdrop display and a diamond-cut design. It comes in some attractive colours with the Diamond Red offering a gradient finish. The smartphone is powered by a Helio P60 chipset paired with up to 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The phone supports dual SIM cards and a dedicated slot for microSD card. The smartphone offers a 13MP + 2MP dual camera setup on the back and a 13MP front-facing camera. The main camera supports PDAF, Nightscape, Chroma Boost and Portrait mode. The Realme 3i packs a 4,230mAh battery and ships with Android 9 Pie-based ColorOS 6.ALSO READ | Realme X review: Offers everything you need under Rs 20,000ALSO READ | Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 quick review: A new pop-up camera phone for the massesGet real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySanket Vijayasarathy Tags :Follow RealmeFollow Realme X Realme X and Realme 3i on sale today on Flipkart, Realme Online Store at 12pm: Price, specs and offersRealme X and Realme 3i will both go on sale in India today. The phones will be available on Flipkart and Realme.com starting 12pm.advertisement Next