Just five days after leading Madrid to an unprecedented third Champions League title in succession with a 3-1 win over Liverpool, Zidane told a swiftly organised news conference he was standing down.
As concerns continued to worry not just Egyptians but Africans at large, Salah moved to Twitter to express his optimism that he will join his fellow Pharaohs to Russian Federation. Talking about their World Cup Games, Egypt will play their opening contest against Uraguay on Jun 15.
Egypt plays in Group A in the World Cup alongside Saudi Arabia, Uruguay and the host nation, Russia.
Salah's presence at the showpiece event in Russian Federation was thrown into doubt after Liverpool's Egyptian winger left the Champions League final after 30 minutes with a shoulder injury.
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Zinedine Zidane says he does not plan to take on another coaching job immediately after leaving Real Madrid.
Salah, 25, met the national team doctor and Egyptian FA president Hany Abu Rida in Spain on Wednesday.
He added "your love and support will give me the strength I need".
And Liverpool FC legend Gerrard has admitted his disappointment at the way Salah's fortunes unfolded during the Champions League final.