Ronaldo: I love Mohamed Salah He’s Like Leo Messi. ‘Salah, I love him, he’s like Messi’ – Ronaldo praises Liverpool star. The Brazil legend has praised the Reds attacker, saying that he reminds him of the Barcelona and Argentina forward. Former Real Madrid striker Ronaldo labeled Mohamed Salah as “incredible”, comparing the Liverpool star to Lionel Messi.
Salah, 25, has started this season with 44 goals in all competitions in his first campaign with the Premier League giants. The Egypt international shapes as being crucial if Liverpool is to upset Madrid in the Champions League final in Kiev Saturday.
Brazil great Ronaldo has been impressed by Salah, saying the forward was similar to Barcelona superstar Messi. “Salah, I love him. He is an incredible player with a tremendous quality,” he told El Partidazo de COPE. “He looks like Messi. I recently read him saying that I had been his inspiration and I was excited.”
Despite Salah’s performances, Madrid is favorites for the Champions League final as they look to win the crown for the third straight time and fourth in five seasons. Ronaldo believes his former club will overcome Liverpool in a high-scoring encounter.
Ronaldo added: “My result is 3-2 for Madrid,”
“If they win the final it will be an unprecedented event in their history. I am very optimistic. “There were doubts during the year, but Real Madrid came together and have achieved something historic.”