In Good Conscience

Mohamed Salah and Co show football's human side

Mohamed Salah seems drawn to twin compulsions. Whatever the continent, whoever the opposition, he scores goals with a misleading air of nonchalance.

Between games, he is in danger of giving football a good name.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 17, 2019, with the headline 'Salah and Co show football's human side'. Print Edition | Subscribe