Mohamed Salah is an Egyptian footballer who currently wears the red of Roma on loan from parent club Chelsea and also represents the Egypt national football team. He won the Swiss Super League in his first season as a professional, and was awarded the CAF Most Promising African Talent of the Year in 2012 CAF Awards.
Born on the 15th of June 1992 Salah began his professional career at Egyptian club El Mokawloon making his professional debut on the 3rd May 2010 in the 1-1 away draw against Mansoura. During the 2010-2011 season Salah advanced and became a regular in the team. He scored his first goal for them on 25 December 2010 during the 1-1 away draw against Al Ahly SC.
Salah scored on his unofficial debut on 23 June 2012 against Steaua BucureÃ…Å¸ti during a friendly match, a 4-2 defeat. He made his official Basel debut in a UEFA Champions League preliminary stage match against the Norwegian club Molde on 8 August, coming on as a substitute in the 74th minute. He made his league debut on 12 August against Thun, playing the full match. He scored his first Champions League goal a month later against Macabi Tel Aviv FC on 6 August 2013 in the third qualifying round. In January 2014 Salah signed for English outfit Chelsea.
Salah made his debut for the Egypt national football team on 3 September 2011 in the 2-1 away defeat by Sierra Leone, having previously made 11 appearances for the Egypt U-20 team and Egypt U-23 team, representing Egypt in both 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup and the 2012 Summer Olympics. He scored his first goal for Egypt's First team in the 3-0 win against Niger one month later.