Mohamed Salah was in participation as Egypt held their final training session before making a beeline for Russia for the World Cup.
Salah has been battling with shoulder damage that he supported in Liverpool’s Champions League defeat to Real Madrid a month ago and wasn’t associated with the session yet he did go to and welcomed fans.
The rest of the Egypt squad took part in the session in Cairo as they stepped up their preparations for the tournament.
The 25-year-old put his nation at ease when he gave the fitness update during a farewell event hosted by Egypt president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.
There were fears that the he would miss Egypt’s first appearance at the tournament in 28 years, after describing the injury he sustained in Kiev as the worst moment of his career
Mohamed Salah looks to be on course to make his return for Egypt in time for the beginning of the World Cup.
The mercurial forward posed for pictures this week in the official team kit, looking both in good shape and in high spirits.
Salah teased the camera with a suggestive wink as speculation mounts regarding whether he will be fit enough in time for Egypt’s crunch opening game against Uruguay on Friday.