I realised my dream of breaking Fowler’s record, says Mo Salah

Karim Farouk , Sunday 5 Mar 2023

Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah fulfilled his dream of becoming Liverpool's all-time top scorer in the Premier League, with two goals against Manchester United in a 7-0 victory on Sunday.

Liverpool s Mohamed Salah celebrates after scoring his side s sixth goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday, March 5, 2023. AP


After the game, Salah spoke to beIN sports and said, "Since the day I came here, I dreamt of breaking this record. It’s one of the best days of my life."

The 30-year-old winger scored his team's 4th and 6th goals in the historic victory against United, taking his tally of goals to 129 and surpassing Robbie Fowler's tally of 128 Premier League goals.

"I am always happy to score in big games. I hope to continue breaking records, but the most important thing is to win matches and trophies for the club. It is a great result, but we must remain focused until the rest of the season," he added.

Salah's accomplishments didn't stop there. He also became the first Liverpool player to score in six consecutive appearances in all competitions against Manchester United.

Furthermore, he has been directly involved in 30 goals for Liverpool this season (22 goals, 11 assists) in all competitions. He is the only Premier League player to have double figures for both goals and assists in 2022-23.

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