Liverpool fans react as Mohamed Salah wins FIFA Puskas Award for best goal


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Mohamed Salahs goal against Everton was deemed the best of the last 12 months (Picture: Getty)

Liverpool supporters were stunned as Mohamed Salah came away with the Puskas prize at the Best FIFA Football Awards 2018.

Many assumed Gareth Bale would walk away with the award after his stunning overhead kick for Real Madrid against Liverpool, arguably the greatest goal in Champions League history.

Salah was forced off in the 30th minute in Kiev after being hauled to the ground by Sergio Ramos which saw him miss the start of the World Cup. But at least the Egyptian phenomenon had something to smile about on Monday night.

The forwards wonder goal for Liverpool against arch-rivals Everton was considered the best of the last 12 months.

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Good evening everyone. Nothing much to say about that but Im very happy and very proud, Salah said after winning the Puskas award.

I have to thank everyone who voted for me. Looking forward for another award tonight!

Heres how Liverpool fans reacted to Salah coming away with the prize…


Bret Sutherland (@bretsutherland) September 24, 2018

Don't get me wrong, I'm delighted that Salah has won for his goal against the Ev. But surely the 1st goal against Roma is twice the goal?! #LFC

— Blood Red Kop (@BloodRedKop) September 24, 2018

Love the fact that not even @MoSalah best goal last season won fifa goal of the season ??? #LFC #Salah

— red optimist (@redoptimist101) September 24, 2018

Cannot believe Mo won goal of the season over that unbelievable goal by Bale but who cares ?? Mo Salah the #egyptianking #lfc

— Dave Abraham (@gaffer1968) September 24, 2018

The closest Everton came to any FIFA award ? is through this man, the King of Egypt ??. Mo #Salahs goal against Everton wins the Pukas award #LFC

— THE SOWAH's®?? (@jamessowah) September 24, 2018

Eden Hazard wants Mohamed Salah to win the Best FIFA Mens Player award (Picture: Getty)

Salah is also in a three-way battle with Luka Modric and Cristiano Ronaldo to win the Best FIFA Mens Player award.

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Chelsea forward Eden Hazard revealed that he was hoping for his good pal Salah to triumph.

I voted for Luka Modric, but Mo Salah is my friend so I would like him to win, the Belgian admitted on the red carpet.

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