A look at Sadio Mane’s rise to stardom

Written by Staff Writer

The 24-year-old Nigerian forward and 2018 FIFA World Player of the Year, isn’t content with simply claiming the title of the best player in England this season.

Salah’s swashbuckling performances have stunned fans of Premier League rivals and propelled him into a position that many experts felt he was only ever destined to reach — the exalted status of “superstar.”

With six goals to his name, the Egyptian has stamped his authority on Liverpool’s elite status and has left fans of the club dreaming of more silverware on the horizon.

Despite the Serbian official’s modest title of ‘superstar’, Salah has surpassed the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Gareth Bale as the best player in England and arguably the best in the world in his breakthrough season.

So who is Salah, why is he a star, and is he the most underrated footballer in the history of the English top flight?

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