Mohamed Salah saw the funny aspect of things bursting explosive into laughter once he was asked concerning his seventh-placed finish at the Ballon d’Or.
The liverpool star was the fourth highest-placed Premier League player within the results for the award – won by Paris Saint-Germain star Lionel Messi for a record-extending seventh time – in Paris on Monday.
He came behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Chelsea midfield pair N’Golo Kante and Jorginho.
But the Egyptian – whose deal at Anfield is about to expire within the summer of 2023 – omitted that disappointment by marking double for the Reds within their thumping 4-1 success at Everton in the Merseyside derby on wednesday night.
The 29-year-old – who has currently netted nineteen goals in as several games across all competitions this season – was in jubilant mood at Goodison Park however his biggest laugh of the night probably came in his post-match interview.
When asked by the Amazon Prime Video newsman concerning finishing seventh within the Ballon d’Or, salah burst out with a small laugh, and continuing doing so while shaking his head, after that he said twice: ‘I have no comment’.
When the newsman told salah he feels he will be higher next year if he continues marking at his current frantic rate, the Egypt international replied: ‘Ah hopefully, we’ll never know, thank you.’
The Reds stay in third despite their success at Goodison Park, with Manchester city and leaders Chelsea conjointly winning on wednesday at Aston Villa and Watford respectively.
But Jurgen Klopp’s men were the foremost convincing winners of the trio, with salah netting from a fast counter ten minutes after captain Henderson had curled home a delicious opener along with his left foot.
Demarai gray gave the Toffees hope by halving the deficit before half-time, however salah remodeled the Reds’ two-goal lead within the half when capitalising on Seamus Coleman’s error, before Diogo Jota rifled home a fourth.
On whether or not he salah target for goals scored this season, pillar of Islam added: ‘My 1st target is to win something with the club, Champions League, Premier League, hopefully each. that is the main target for anyone.’