Present at a press conference this Friday, Jurgen Klopp reacted to the elimination of Mohamed Salah with Egypt in favor of Senegal’s Sadio Mané. The opportunity to evoke the lasers that have been around the world.
“I am, obviously, really happy for Sadio [Mané] that he was able to qualify, and I’m really disappointed and I feel compassion for Mo [Salah]. But I don’t think the penalty shootout with the lasers was particularly cool. It’s very clear. I feel sorry for him [Salah] and happy for Mané. It’s football, we’re used to it.”
The Liverpool manager is certain that his Senegalese and Egyptian striker will continue to appreciate each other without much rivalry. “It’s different when two friends in such a big match go against each other with their selection, but they are both top professionals and very emotional people. But I’m sure they’ll handle it the right way. »