London, MINA – Two Muslim footballers from the English Premier league Mohamed Salah and N’Golo Kante won the 2018 FIFA award each other which was held at the Festival Hall, London, England on Tuesday (9/25).
Although Salah failed to get the best FIFA men‘s player award 2018 that this time is taken by Croatian midfielder Luka Modric. However, Salah receives as the winner of the 2018 FIFA Puskás Awarded.
The Egyptian Muslim footballer got 38 percent of the votes of all fans in the world. The Salah’s goal in the English Premier League when matched between Liverpool and Everton last season was chosen as the best goal to beat Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo, FIFA.com reported.
For Salah, this is the second award this season after this Liverpool player won the best player in the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) 2017-2018.
Meanwhile, N’Golo Kante is included in the 11 names of the best 2018 FIFPro players chosen by thousands of professional footballers around the world based on their performances between 3 July 2017 and 15 July 2018.
This French Muslim footballer has placed among the world’s top players such as David De Gea, Dani Alves, Marcelo, Sergio Ramos, Raphael Varane, Eden Hazard, Luka Modric, Cristiano Ronaldo, Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi.
For Kante, this is an individual title for this season that is capable of displaying the best game at the club level. This Chelsea player is able to maintain the high standards of the game, energy and the quality of the technique that proved crucial as a midfielder.
As the Muslim footballer, they are both expected to become Muslim ambassadors who adorn the world of football. They must show that Muslims have a quality of football players, worthy of considering and encourage other Muslim footballers around the world to continue their performance. (T/Sj/RS5)
Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)