Mohamed Salah has been crowned the 2018 African Player of the Year.
The Liverpool forward retained the trophy for the second year in a row, beating teammate Sadio Mane and Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to the award.
The ‘Egyptian King’ picked up his trophy at a glitzy award ceremony in Dakar, Senega.
He became the fourth player in history to retain the trophy, joining El Hadji Diouf, Samuel Eto’o and Yaya Toure in winning the award back-to-back.
Last season, the former Chelsea winger ended the season with 44 goals in his debut season at Anfield after his move from Roma.
And, keen to show he is not a one season wonder, he has already scored 13 times in the current Premier League campaign as the Reds sit on top of the table.
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The 26-year-old helped his country reach the FIFA World Cup in Russia and also helped lead Liverpool to the Champions League Final in 2018.
However, his incredible rise stalled towards the end of the season after a shoulder injury he picked up in the final in Kiev.