Mohamed Salah reportedly considered quitting Egypt national team

Mohamed Salah reportedly considered quitting Egypt national team

Mohamed Salah reportedly considered quitting Egypt national team

Liverpool and Egypt superstar Mo Salah may be done with his national side once this World Cup concludes.

Mohamed Salah is considering his worldwide future with Egypt, a source has confirmed to ESPN FC, because of his unhappiness about being drawn into a political row during his stay in Chechnya with his national team during the World Cup.

A huge marketing opportunity for the divisive Kadyrov, he subsequently made Salah an "honorary citizen of the Chechen Republic".

Egypt global Mohamed Salah will consider quitting his time with the national team after becoming unhappy at the reaction of him becoming an honorary citizen of the Chechen Republic, according to CNN.

Salah led the Premier League with 34 goals last season.

The forward scored a penalty in the second game against the hosts, but Hector Cuper's men were beaten both by Russian Federation and Uruguay.

Salah is claimed to be assessing his future, following what has turned into something of a debacle at Egypt's training base in Grozny, the capital of the Chechen Republic.


The CNN report states that: "Salah feels exposed by what has happened in Chechnya".

Kadyrov's regime has been criticised for alleged human rights abuse, a claim he denied this week in a BBC interview.

In his social media post, Kadyrov said he wants Egypt to return to Chechnya after the World Cup for a friendly against local club Akhmat Grozny - named after his father, who was assassinated in 2004. "I gave Mohamed Salah a copy of the order and a pin at a celebratory dinner that I gave in honour of the Egyptian team".

During the event, Kadyrov posed with the Liverpool hitman, while pinning a medal to his chest.

Vodafone has a sponsorship deal with Salah, but his image was plastered on Egypt's World Cup plane which was sponsored by WE, a rival telecommunications company.

Salah had been pictured with Kadyrov, who was accused of using the player for political propaganda. Our enemies are paid to write things like that.

"Mo is still with us now and he is happy in the camp".

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