Mohamed Salah has hit back at Sergio Ramos after the Spanish defender suggested that he could have played on in the Champions League final with the aid of pain-killing injection despite dislocating his shoulder.
He was included in the Egyptian squad announced on Monday.
Labelled by Salah's Liverpool team-mate Roberto Firmino as an "idiot", Ramos could come up against Salah's Egypt in Russian Federation in what would prove an intriguing match-up given what happened in Ukraine.
The prospect of a fully-fit Salah is less of a case fro celebration among Group A opponents Uruguay, Russia and Saudi Arabia. "Moments later, I also thought about the possibility of not playing in the World Cup and that was a devastating thought", Salah added. "If we want to go far in the World Cup, we'll have to be as solid as we were tonight and keep our energy".
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"I think we have a great team and a great coach; we want to qualify for the next round and do well".
At the Ulleval stadium in Oslo, Norway, who are not qualified for the World Cup, took a fourth-minute through Joshua King.
The defeat was Egypt's final warmup before Russian Federation, while Belgium plays Costa Rica on Monday.
"It's hard to say, but I think our group and togetherness", he said when asked about the strengths of his national team.
"Tactically. He's helped me to defend better, but he also finds a way to make it easier to attack".
"He grabbed my arm first and I fell to the other side, the injury happened to the other arm and they said that I gave him a judo hold", stated Ramos.