Striker of the national team of Saudi Arabia Mohammad al-Salawi (right) against the defender of Belgium Toby Alderweireld

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The President of the Sports Federation of Islamic solidarity Turki al-Sheikh said in his Twitter account that the striker of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad Ibrahim Mohammad al-Salawi in the near future will start training in the “Manchester United”. According to him, the program lasts for three weeks.

Al-Salawi two — time champion Saudi Arabia in the “al-Nasr”. For the national team 31-year-old forward played in 2010, scoring in 36 games with 28 goals. In the list of the best scorers of the national team of Saudi Arabia in history, it ranks sixth. In the lead — Majed Abdullah, who scored from 1978 to 1994 71 goal.

The 2018 world Cup, Saudi Arabia will be the first opponents of team Russia in group A. the opening Match of the 2018 world Cup will take place on July 14 in the “Luzhniki” . Also in the first stage of the tournament Russians will play with teams of Egypt and Uruguay.