Will Mohamed Salah play in the World Cup? Injury update and rumors

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Real beat Liverpool 3-1 in the final in Kiev on Saturday, making Zidane the first coach in history to win three successive Champions League titles.

Egypt's national team doctor has since met with Salah and the country's football association now believes that their talisman can play some part in the tournament.

A three-week absence would keep Salah out of action until June 19 while four weeks would see the forward sidelined until June 26, the day after Egypt's last group game. It is an unexpected decision - I loved him as a player, and coach, and wanted him always at my side.

Liverpool icon Steve Nicol claimed Sergio Ramos should not be considered world class in a withering put down just days after Mohamed Salah's injury.

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Zidane has also won LaLiga, as well as two World Club Cups and two UEFA Super Cups, during his time as Real boss.

Football fans have launched a petition on Change.org, urging FIFA and the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) to punish Ramos for forcing Salah out of the Champions League final and almost removing him from the 2018 World Cup.

DAILY POST recalls that Zidane announced his decision to quit the Bernabeu club after meeting with Real president, Florentino Perez, on Thursday morning. Talking about their World Cup Games, Egypt will play their opening contest against Uraguay on Jun 15.

There were immediate fears that the Premier League Golden Boot victor was going to miss the World Cup, but Salah tweeted on Sunday to claim that he was "confident" of making the tournament in Russian Federation, reports Mirror UK.