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Ex-Basle pal Sio: Can Liverpool striker Salah win Ballon d'Or?

Montpellier striker Giovanni Sio is delighted for former teammate Mohamed Salah over his success with Liverpool.

The pair played together in Switzerland with FC Basle.

Sio told RMC: "Will Salah win the Ballon d'Or? I am not able to answer that question. There was only one Ballon d'Or in Africa, it's George Weah. Is Mohamed Salah able to continue like this every year? I think it's up to him to ask.

"He is someone who is in the middle of today and who reminds me a little of Antoine Griezmann. It is by working that he can stay at this level.

"I wish him the very best to be a Ballon d'Or one day because he will show his full potential, but as I told you, this story of Ballon d'Or is very complicated."

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