Mohamed Salah fans are desperate to see their favourite footballer on the cover of upcoming EA Sports FIFA 19 video-game. The fans voted for Salah as FIFA 19 global cover-star over 100,000 times in a survey set by a FIFA community.
The voting poll features famous soccer players such as Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar and Thomas Müller for FIFA fans to vote for. Currently, Mohamed Salah is in the first place of this voting list, beating Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo by margin.
Would Mohamaed Salah be a good choice for FIFA 19 global cover? Here you can read a review of why EA Sports should consider Mo Salah as FIFA 19 cover star:
Liverpool's Egyptian striker, Mohamed Salah has recently shown a very good performance on the pitch. He has twice been awarded the "Premier League Player of the Month" (In November 2017 and February 2018). He also did help the Egypt national team reach the final of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, and he became the top scorer of FIFA World Cup qualification (CAF) in helping the team qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
On 17th of March 2018, Mo Salah scored four goals in a 5–0 win over Watford, which was his first hat-trick for Liverpool. In this game, he also broke a record of scoring 36 times in his debut season for Liverpool, and also became the leading goalscorer in Europe's top five leagues – overtaking Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Tottenham striker Harry Kane.
Special Salah Cards in FUT
Mohamed Salah has also broken a record in FIFA 18. He has received nine special player cards so far in FIFA 18 Ultimate Team, reaching 91 Overall Rating from the base rating of 83:
- 3 x Team of the Week cards
- 2 x Award Winner cards
- 2 x FUT Champions cards
- 1 x Hero card
- 1 x Ones to Watch card
#MoSalah, #MohamedSalah and #Salah have become social media trending hashtags in the past days in some regions such as in the UK and Africa. People were tweeting about him and his nomination for FIFA 19 cover star more than 100,000 times.
Mohamed Salah @22mosalah as #FIFA19 Cover Star? #Salah #FIFA19Cover - Drop your vote at https://t.co/mx0iMqp48G pic.twitter.com/6vuDtqBp7s— FIFPlay (@FIFPlay) March 23, 2018
The voting poll for FIFA 19 cover is available at www.fifplay.com/fifa-19-cover-vote. The vote's result won't guarantee the winner as official FIFA 19 cover star, but it could impress the FIFA 19 producers to consider the winner for FIFA 19 global cover star.