Legend Pele praises Egypt’s Salah
By Our Correspondent, MirrorSportAfrica
Former world star and Brazilian footballer Pele has praised Egypt and Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah.
Pele said over the weekend that Salah and Brazil’s Neymar Jr. are among the best players in the world.
“I believe Salah is a great player and he has a very promising future. From my point of view, Salah and Neymar are two of the best in the world. Let’s see if they will keep on playing such world-class football. I personally expect a lot more from both of them,” said Pelé.
Speaking about Egypt, Pele made it clear that the Pharoahs have the what it takes to to compete for the World Cup trophy.
He said reasoned that because Egypt has several good players, they have what it takes to compete at the top.
Pelé, who quit football in 1977, is the all-time top scorer for Brazil with 77 goals, ahead of retired striker Ronaldo (62).