Egypt Independent

Mohamed Salah on a new record before UEFA Champions League final



Egyptian international and Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah tops the list of Egyptian footballers participating in the greatest number of European tournaments.

Salah is preparing to lead Liverpool against Tottenham in an English face-off on Saturday in the Spanish capital, Madrid, for the Champions League final.

Salah has played 77 matches in the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League with the various clubs he has played for, including FC Basel, Chelsea, ACF Fiorentina, AC Roma and Liverpool.

Egypt’s Mohamed el-Neny, Arsenal’s midfielder, is second on the list of the Egyptian players to participate in the greatest number of European championships.

Neny played 62 matches in the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League with Swiss club Basel and Arsenal.

Neny is preparing for the match against Chelsea in another English face-off on Wednesday in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, for the UEFA Europa League final.

Egyptian coach Hani Ramzi comes in third place with 48 games, and Ahmed Hassan with 37 games.