“They don’t understand football, and we keep getting robbed every year,” rival fans scream as Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah wins the FWA Footballer of the Year award.
Liverpool star Mohamed Salah won the Football Writers’ Association (FWA) Footballer of the Year award for 2022, much to the chagrin of rivals fans.
The FWA award has sparked debate on Twitter.
The 29-year-old winger received 48% of the vote, beating out Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne and West Ham United’s Declan Rice. Salah also receives his second FWA Footballer of the Year award. Egypt’s captain won the award for the first time in the 2017-18 season.
Most rival fans, particularly Manchester City fans, believe De Bruyne deserved the award over the Egyptian.
It’s easy to see why City fans believe this. The Belgium international has been outstanding once again this season as City seeks a Premier League and Champions League double. In 40 appearances across all competitions, the playmaker has 15 goals and 12 assists. A few fans on Twitter have even accused FWA of favoring Liverpool players by bestowing this award on them. Here are a few tweets on the subject: