Los Angeles, MINA – Egyptian football star, Muhamed Salah in the list of 100 most influential figures of Times magazine, on par with other famous athletes such as, Tiger Woods, Lebron James, and Naomi Osaka.
In an interview with Times Magazine published Wednesday, Salah called for changes in the way women are treated in the Muslim world.
“We need to change the way we treat women in our culture, there is no choice,” Salah said, as quoted by Arab News, Thursday.
Salah hopes that there will be equality and change in placing women in life.
Salah also touched on culture in the Middle East that changed his thinking about the issue of gender equality.
“I support women’s change more than before, because I feel they deserve more than what is given now, right now,” Salah told the Times.
Salah said he had learned how to deal with stress when he became a star so that he was always wise.
“Being the first person in Egypt in this situation, It is something different,” Salah said insisting that he would not change his lifestyle despite being a superstar.
“I just want to live a normal life, spend a lot of time at home, I don’t like going out,” he said.
The 26-year-old footballer who is currently playing in an English Premier League club, Liverpool FC.
The Egyptian football icon managed to bring his country to the 2018 World Cup for the first time since 1990. Salah is also the best player African in 2017, 201playerpool. (T/Sj/P2).
Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)