Egyptians voted for Salah in the presidential election – Salah has been in tremendous form this season – Real Madrid are reportedly making a £200m bid for the striker In the presidential elections conducted in Egypt, more than 1m people voted for Liverpool striker Mohammed Salah. These voters crossed out the names of the two candidates on the ballot and instead wrote down Salah’s name. The picture is now getting clear that the people want Salah to venture into politics possibly after his footballing career.