"He has shown that this year and he has a great chance to show that over the next few years, as Ronaldo and Messi have done".
Salah's goalscoring heroics at Anfield this season have predictably led to comparisons between the two players in some quarters, with the Egyptian forward and Ronaldo nabbing (a frankly ridiculous) 88 goals between them in all competitions this season. Everyone has confidence and that's why we score so many goals.
Madrid captain Ramos has been impressed by those returns but says it is wrong to suggest he is closing in on two players who have shared the Ballon d'Or for a decade.
"I'm stepping over them in my flip-flops". "Mo, will you move this!" This is the flawless opportunity for Mo to shine and I am sure he will do what's needed to help his team get out of the group. "Do us a favour, will you?!'"
The campaign received 282 complaints relating to incidents during matches and on social media during the 2017-18 season, an increase of 59 per cent from the previous year.
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He threatens to steal the show from the earnest Ehrenreich , who is more of a vocal match for Ford than he is a physical one. By the time of Solo's setting, the Shadow Collective is no more, but clearly Darth Maul is again leading something similar.
"To compare players with Cristiano, Messi. they're in a different orbit, a different stratosphere", Ramos said.
One man who saw Salah's struggles first hand at Stamford Bridge was legendary midfielder Lampard, who played alongside the Egyptian in the 2013/14 season.
"When you're at this club you can not take your foot off the gas, least of all in this competition", Ronaldo said.
"I went to interview him at the start of the week for BT Sport and there was a steely determination in the way he spoke to me, as well as in his eyes".
The status of each is such that the annual prize for the world's best player generates ever fiercer debate.