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Egyptians square for ‘war’ against Madrid if Salah’s injury stops his W’Cup

Though ageless Real Madrid Football Club of Spain, weekend ran away with 2018 UEFA Champion League trophy following the destabilization of high-hoped Liverpool Football Club of England in a 3-1 win, reactions trailing the early exit of Egyptian striker, Mohammed Salah due to arm injury sustained while running away with ball from Sergio Ramos near the vital area have shown that supporters back home in Egypt are fearing his missing the World Cup next month.

Reports say thousands of Egyptians who had gathered to watch their national spike a winning strategy against Real Madrid were disappointed, seeing Salah leave the pitch crying due to the pains of the uncarded injury.

There are also signals that violent Egyptian fans may retaliate if Salah fails medical test to play at the World Cup for Egypt.

Salah left the pitch in tears holding his shoulder after just half an hour, a sight that prompted some Egyptians to burst into tears. Reported to have suffered a sprain in his shoulder ligaments, Salah remains doubtful for the World Cup in Russia, with the clock ticking before Egypt’s first game against Uruguay on June 15.

The 25-year-old scored 44 goals in all competitions for Liverpool last season, a tally that earned him the Golden Boot for Europe’s top scorer and the Professional Footballers’ Association Player of the Year.