Mohamed Salah shrugs off injury to join Egypt training

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Egypt's national team - including star striker Mohamed Salah - is gearing up for its first World Cup in 28 years, but matches are only being broadcast in the country by Qatar-based pay television network beIN.

Egypt manager Hector Cuper has said that the team does not depend exclusively on Mohamed Salah.

Egypt will take on Uruguay in their first World Cup game since 1990, you will be able to stream all the action Live & Exclusive from the Ekaterinburg Arena with beIN SPORTS CONNECT.

"We'll take our decision after two days as everything will be clear".

Drogba, who played for Chelsea between 2004 and 2012, was the previous record holder on 29 goals but Salah found the net 32 times during last season's league campaign to smash the Ivorian's record.

Salah's World Cup dream was left on the brink when he exited the Champions League final in tears after Sergio Ramos wrestled him to the ground.

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Salah told reporters on Sunday that he expected to play against Uruguay, before he flew to Russian Federation with the rest of the Egyptian squad.

When asked if he will leave Liverpool, Salah told Egyptian TV channel ON ENT: "All that I can say is that I'm happy to be here and I've adapted to the prevailing atmosphere".

"FIFA has deprived competitors of beIN company from presenting better offers to the Egyptian viewer", the authority said. So I thought to myself: 'I have quite a few games to play before the end of the season, I can break the all-time record!'.

Sporting a turquoise-and-white tracksuit, gushed about Salah, saying the Egypt and Liverpool goal machine was "the best footballer in the world, and an overall flawless person".

Salah is regarded as a contender for the Ballon d'Or, alongside Argentina's Lionel Messi, Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar of Brazil.

Egypt's second game is on Monday against Russian Federation in St Petersburg.

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