Mohamed Salah’s cryptic tweet may set off political tensions

Mohamed Salah & Liverpool

On Monday Liverpool announced the big news: Mohamed Salah has agreed a new five year deal with the club.

That contract extension is a reward for an incredible first season at Anfield. Salah scored 44 goals in all competitions.

Mohamed Salah’s cryptic tweet

Yet, away from Liverpool, many have been trying to decipher a cryptic tweet posted by Salah on Sunday.

Out of the blue and without any context, Salah wrote the following in English:

Some might think it’s over but it isn’t over. There needs to be change.

But what is Salah talking about? Where does there need to be change?

And why wasn’t the Liverpool star more specific?

Setting off political tensions?

The fact that Salah posted the tweet in English seems significant.

It’s obvious that the Liverpool forward was looking to get his message out to a wider audience.

Put another way, Salah wasn’t talking directly to the Egyptian people.

Could the reason be political?

Many are now suggesting that Salah is gearing up to insist on some major changes following the World Cup.

Egypt lost all three matches in Russia. While Salah found himself at the centre of a storm after an impromptu meeting with Ramzan Kadyrov, the Chechen leader accused of human rights abuses.

Some of the explanations of Salah’s tweet and the possible Egyptian political implications are below.

Also see: Jamie Carragher gets his Sky Sports job back after ‘Man United’ spit storm.

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