Salah was voted as the PFA player of the year last month after his brilliant debut campaign at Anfield exceeded all expectations.
The 25-year-old, who was last month crowned the players´ player of the year, becomes the first African victor of the FWA accolade, which has been awarded since 1948.
Salah will be presented with the 2018 FWA Footballer of the Year trophy at The Landmark London on May 10.
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The FWA has also introduced the inaugural FWA Women's Footballer of the Year Award, which was won by Chelsea and England forward Fran Kirby, who will collect her accolade at the gala event. "He is also the first African to receive the award and we congratulate him on a magnificent season", FWA Chairman Patrick Barclay said.
'Proper as much as the final week or so we thought it'd occur once more, so robust was the assist for Kevin De Bruyne, however Mo Salah's relentless match-winning type, exemplified by his two nice objectives in opposition to Roma, appears to have swung the vote by a really slender margin.
"Throughout my career, I have faced the best forward players in the world - many of them who are considered among the greatest ever".
He equalled the record held by Alan Shearer, Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Suarez when he hit the back of the net against West Brom on April 21.
Salah started against his former club in a 4-2 defeat in Wednesday's Champions League semifinal return leg, a result that gave Liverpool a 7-6 aggregate win and a place in the final in Kiev where they will face Real Madrid.