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As Liverpool star striker Mohammed Salah ticks a year, the world is wishing him, ahead of Egypt’s World Cup opener against Uruguay. Also Read - Liverpool vs Chelsea: Premier League Champions Prevail in Eight-Goal Thriller at Anfield

FIFA’s flagship event, the FIFA World Cup 2018 has already kicked-off. On day 2, all eyes will be on today’s match as Egypt will start their campaign against Uruguay. Egypt’s star player Mohammed Salah will be the center of attraction for today’s match, not only because it is his birthday but also he is coming off an injury layoff. Also Read - Football: Liverpool Star Sadio Mane's Dream is to Win Ballon d'Or And Visit India

Earlier, in the opening night of FIFA 2018, host Russia blanked Saudi Arabia by 5-0 at Luzhniki Stadium on Thursday, 14.

During Champions League finals he got injured and there were concerns about his playing in FIFA World Cup 2018 for Egypt but now it seems he would be completely fit and ready to take the field just in the nick of time for Uruguay encounter, according to Egypt’s team coach Hector Cuper.

Here is how the social sphere has gone into a tizzy over Mo’s birthday. The social space is filled with videos, memes, GIFs and all that.

Have a look:

Salah scored 34 goals for Liverpool and led the team to the UEFA Champions League 2018 final, only to emerge second-best to Real Madrid FC.

He will be one of the key cogs for Egypt in the FIFA World Cup 2018. It is also a momentous occasion for the nation as they will play the event after 28 years and thus he had become the hope of millions of Egyptians.

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