Liverpool’s record signing Mohamed Salah enjoyed the night of his life on Sunday after his two goals, including a crucial 95th minute penalty, sent Egypt into the World Cup for the first time since 1990.

Egypt’s dramatic 2-1 win over Congo saw them confirm their spot at Russia 2018, which will see them take part at at World Cup for the first time in 27 years.

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Congo cancelled out Salah’s 63rd minute opener with an equaliser just minutes from the full-time whistle, only for the home side to be awarded a penalty in the 94th minute. Man of the moment Mohamed Salah stepped up and put the penalty away, making him Egypt’s 5th highest goalscorer of all time at the age of just 25.

Celebrations continued long into the night in Egypt after a match that the country will never ever forget.

Salah’s heroics are bound to give him an incredible boost of confidence heading into a very important month for Liverpool.

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The Reds winger has already secured the Player of the Month and Goal of the Month awards for both August and September, in what has been a quite incredible start to his Liverpool career.

Lets hope he can take his form for Egypt into the Reds’ vital clash with Manchester United this Saturday.

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