Last updated on September 28, 2019
Egypt’s votes for federal icon Mohamed Salah for the planet’s greatest player award were rejected by FIFA since they had been signed into capital letters and deemed invalid, world soccer’s governing body said Friday.
Cairo had demanded an explanation following the outcomes of voting to the FIFA Player of the Year were announced Monday however Egypt’s support for Salah has been dismissed. The Liverpool star set forth, 20 votes supporting winner Lionel Messi.
The outcomes are based upon the votes of domestic coaches, team captains and members of the media in choosing their best players of this year.
Based on FIFA that the”signatures on the voting forms have been in capital letters and consequently appeared not legal (not accurate )” and”the voting types were not signed with the General Secretary that is compulsory.”
They added that they had delivered two reminders into the Egyptian FA to shipped right forms, but they’d neglected to do this by the deadline of August 21.
Salah hinted in his disappointment on social networking, shifting his Twitter bio to say he plays for Liverpool and eliminating any mention of his affiliation into Egypt.
Salah submitted a conciliatory tweet afterward stating”regardless of how much they attempt to change my love for you and your folks”, talking about Egypt,” they will not have the ability to”.