Liverpool star Mo Salah might quite Egypt

Egypt are already out of the World Cup after losing both of their opening two matches

A source with knowledge of Salah's position on the matter confirmed this stance to ESPN FC, adding that the player is now considering his future with his national team.

Images of Salah and the controversial leader quickly circulated online before the World Cup began, with Kadyrov visibly grasping the hand of the Egypt star as a show of solidarity.

A picture of Salah walking beside Chechnya leader Ramzan Kadyrov drew criticism ahead of the competition.

Sources in his homeland say that Salah, whose heroics helped Egypt qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1990, is furious about how he's been used for political gain during the tournament in Russian Federation.

Kadyrov declared Salah to be an honorary citizen of Chechnya in a ceremony with the player. "That's right!" Kadyrov wrote in a social media post.

'Mohamed Salah is an honorary citizen of the Chechen Republic. I didn't invite Mo Salah or the Egyptian team.

The 2018 World Cup was meant to be a stage for Mohamed Salah to confirm his place in the upper echelon of world football after an incredible debut season with Liverpool.

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In contrast to the reports, Egyptian FA board member Essam Abdel Fattah claims there is no truth to suggestions Salah is close to quitting.

"Mo is still with us now and he is happy in the camp".

The Liverpool star has only featured in one of the Pharaohs' games at the World Cup this summer, scoring a consolation goal against Russian Federation after being left as an unused substitute in their opening match against Uruguay as he continued to recovery from a shoulder injury suffered in the Champions League final.

The World Cup is all about watching the best of the best.

Prior to the tournament, a row over sponsorship and image rights involving the national team's plane threatened to cause turmoil between the Egyptian FA and their on-field talisman.

But his global future will now be under consideration as a result of the events in Chechnya during the tournament.

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