The Egyptian attacker Mohamed Salah was not present at the press conference after the loss of Egypt against Saudi Arabia at the world cup, where he was Man of the Match was elected. Salah, that the score was opened in the 22nd minute, was also not shooting with the prize, which by a beer producer sponsored.
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The Liverpool attacker, said to German news agency DPA that the car had received, but not on the picture wanted because the price of a beer producer came, which is a contradiction with the islam.
“I don’t know why Salah is not here”, said his coach, Hector Cuper, during the press conference. “I know that he was a doctor, but I can’t confirm why he’s here now.”
Salah was the second player of the Egyptian team in the prices at this world cup. After the loss against Uruguay on 17 June (1-0) was goalkeeper Mohammed Al-Shennawi Man of the Match. He accepted the prize not because of the sponsor, as reported in the Egyptian media and when.
Before the match in Volgograd on Monday, was in the media speculated that Salah unhappy because he for propaganda purposes would be used when the Egyptian team world cup base was in Grozny in Chechnya. The authoritarian Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov had Salah the freedom of Chechnya be granted during a celebration of the Egyptian world cup selection.
That Salah is considering to stop as international, the team has previously been denied as “baseless”.