MO SALAH was left with ‘no comment’ after being pressed to react to his seventh-placed Ballon d’Or finish.
Footballing legend Lionel Messi picked up the prestigious award again, the seventh of his career.
Lionel Messi celebrates the seventh Ballon d’Or of his career[/caption]
But Salah could only finish seventh, with Robert Lewandowski, Jorginho, Cristiano Ronaldo, N’Golo Kante and Karim Benzema all above him.
The Egyptian star responded emphatically on the pitch as Liverpool hammered rivals Everton 4-1 at Goodison Park.
Salah got two of them, taking his goal tally this season to 17 in 18 matches, making a mockery of his Ballon d’Or place.
Asked by Amazon Prime on his low ranking, he laughed and responded: “No comment. I have no comment.”
Even manager Jurgen Klopp was rather taken aback by just how far down Salah was in the pecking order.
Speaking before the Merseyside derby against Everton on Wednesday night, he said: “I was surprised about his position.
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“Journalists vote for the Ballon d’Or so… if you think he should be higher up, you should convince your colleagues!
“You can always give it to Lionel Messi for the career he’s had, but if you don’t give it to Robert Lewandowski this time, then he will never get it.
“And Mo should have been higher up, definitely.”
When asked about Salah and Lewandowski after winning the award yet again, Messi said: “Salah will have opportunities in the years to come.
“Both players are at their best at the moment and will have more chances to win it.”
Mo Salah grabbed two goals in the Merseyside derby[/caption]
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