On Thursday evening, Liverpool star Mohamed Salah was recognized for his charity work at the 2021 Laureus World Sports Awards.Off the field, the 28-year-old has been a force for good, especially in his native Egypt, where he donated an oxygen supply to a local hospital during the pandemic earlier this year.”I’m honored to have been selected for this Sporting Inspiration Award by the Laureus Academy,” Salah said.
2020 was a tough year on several levels and for a large number of people all over the world. Some of us were isolated from our families and friends, while others lost loved ones.
“We must take what we’ve learned from this, embrace one another, and do our best to look forward.
“When football players win trophies, they always thank our fans. This time, I’m dedicating this award not just to our fans, but to all sports fans everywhere.