Egypt Portraits - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Egypt World Cup Squad Photos

Mohamed Salah, sometimes called the “Egyptian Messi,” suffered a shoulder injury in the Champions League final on May 26 as his team, Liverpool, fell to Real Madrid. Will he recover in time to lead the Pharaohs against Uruguay, Egypt’s first (and toughest) opponent in the group stage? It’s hard to say at this point. It’s also hard to imagine Egypt accomplishing much without its superstar striker. Salah scored 32 goals for Liverpool this season, tops in the English Premier League, but his World Cup supporting cast is not nearly as gifted. Even if Salah misses the Uruguay match, he could return to face Russia and Saudi Arabia and help the North African nation advance.

Here, portraits of all 23 players on the 2018 World Cup squad.

Mahmoud Hassan Jamie Squire - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Mahmoud Hassan Essam El-Hadary Jamie Squire - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Essam El-Hadary Mohamed Salah Jamie Squire - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Mohamed Salah

More World Cup Squads

Mohamed Abdel-Shafy Jamie Squire - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Mohamed Abdel-Shafy Mahmoud Kahraba Jamie Squire - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Mahmoud Kahraba Mohamed El-Shenawy Jamie Squire - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Mohamed El-Shenawy Ayman Ashraf Jamie Squire - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Ayman Ashraf Egypt Portraits - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Jamie Squire - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Egypt Portraits - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Mahmoud Hamdy Tarek Hamed Jamie Squire - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Tarek Hamed Sam Morsy Jamie Squire - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Sam Morsy Sherif Ekramy Jamie Squire - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Sherif Ekramy Mohamed Elneny Jamie Squire - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Mohamed Elneny Amr Warda Jamie Squire - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Amr Warda Ramadan Sobhi Jamie Squire - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Ramadan Sobhi Abdallah Said Jamie Squire - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Abdallah Said Saad Samir Jamie Squire - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Saad Samir Omar Gaber Jamie Squire - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Omar Gaber Ahmed Hegazy Jamie Squire - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Ahmed Hegazy Ahmed Elmohamady Jamie Squire - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Ahmed Elmohamady Ahmed Fathy Jamie Squire - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Ahmed Fathy Marwan Mohsen Jamie Squire - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Marwan Mohsen Ali Gabr Jamie Squire - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Ali Gabr Shikabala Jamie Squire - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Shikabala



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