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Football news - Amazing gesture: Mo Salah refuses Man of the Match award, insists team-mate takes it

Salah refuses Man of the Match award, insists team-mate takes it

08/12/2018 at 15:03Updated 08/12/2018 at 15:06

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Mohamed Salah rifled a hat-trick in Liverpool's 4-0 win over Bournemouth, but showed after the match that success hasn't gone to his head.

James Milner attempted to give Salah a well-deserved Man of the Match trophy.. only for Salah to refuse it. Instead, the Egyptian insisted Milner take it as recognition of his 500th Premier League apprearance.

The win moved Liverpool top of the Premier League ahead of Manchester City's game at Chelsea. Salah still had a memento from the game, taking home the match ball after his decisive three-goal contribution.

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