'The King is back!' - Liverpool fans rejoice as Salah ends drought
Yet at a critical moment, with Liverpool just over 10 minutes away from dropping points in the title race, he stepped up. The Egyptian led a Liverpool break and finished with some style to end his drought and help put his side top of the Premier League.
It was Salah's 50th Premier League goal for Liverpool in just 69 games, the fastest player to reach that mark in the club's history.
And fans gleefully welcomed back their hero at a crucial time for the club's season.