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Cristiano Ronaldo: We need to respect Mohamed Salah

Cristiano Ronaldo: We need to respect Mohamed Salah

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has spoken on , saying that his side need to respect the Egyptian when they face him in the UEFA Champions League final.

12-time winners Real Madrid will eye their third consecutive title when they face Liverpool in the UEFA Champions League final on Saturday, May 26 in Kiev.

READ: Ronaldo de Lima ‘loves’ Mohamed Salah, compares him to Messi

One of the key battles in this game will be between Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah, who have scored 44 goals each this season [only Lionel Messi scored more].

And the Portuguese legend has spoken once again about Mohamed Salah as part of Liverpool’s attacking trio with Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane, saying the trio had a great season.

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“Salah has had a great season, just like Mane and Firmino. People talk about Salah but all three have at least ten goals in the Champions League so they’re very dangerous players,” Ronaldo told beIN SPORTS.

“Salah has had a really brilliant season and he’s playing at a very high level. We need to respect him,” he concluded.

READ: Marcelo: Liverpool is not just Salah they have Firmino and Mane

Ronaldo’s comments come days after he refuted similarities between him and Salah, explaining the difference especially in their preferred foot, which the Egyptian agreed on.

Cristiano will be looking to win his fifth Champions League title, while Salah will hoping to become the only second Arab to lift the title after Algeria’s Rabah Madjer.

Youssef Wael is a massive Al Ahly and Manchester United supporter from Cairo, Egypt. One of the few Egyptians who never really wanted to have a career in football, just played it as a hobby. Wael also played squash for 7 years.

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