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Man United v Liverpool: Mo Salah smashes Ronaldo’s 18-year-old record!

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Oct 24, 2021

Liverpool and Egypt superstar Mohamed Salah has made history by becoming the first away player to score a hat-trick at Old Trafford since 2003.

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This happened as Salah netted three times against Manchester United in Liverpool’s 5-0 league win on Sunday afternoon.

Salah has become the first away player to score a hat-trick at Man United since Ronaldo Souza dos Santos (Brazil) did 18 years ago.

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Ronaldo achieved this record whilst on the books of Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League in 2003.

Salah’s latest feat has undoubtedly made him a strong contender for the Ballon d’Or, as the era that was dominated by both Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi appears to be coming to an end.

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This season only, the Egyptian attacker has netted 15 official goals in 12 official games for Liverpool, making him their deadliest attacker to date.

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