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Not just Salah, the other Liverpool player that admires Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi has another big fan in the Liverpool squad.

Mohammed Salah looks up to Lionel Messi but another Liverpool player also admits admiration for Messi.

Lionel Messi is a fan favorite for many football fans, and the popularity of the Argentine is arguably the most of any football player in the world. World-class European players have also admitted to idolizing Messi and thanking him for his time in football. Messi continues to have many fans watch him play despite playing in the MLS with Inter Miami. Although he doesn't continue to play in Europe at the highest level, many players continue to idolize him, and they feel starstruck when they meet him. Liverpool's Mohamed Salah recently spoke about his favorite player being Lionel Messi, and the Reds' attacker isn't the only one who openly admires Messi.

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Mohamed Salah had an interview with ESPN Argentina, and he was asked about his favorite Argentine player. Salah joked around, saying his Liverpool teammate Alexis Mac Allister but he also mentioned Messi. Salah said, "My favorite Argentine player apart from Mac Allister? Messi. I love Messi. He is.. Messi is Messi, I love Messi. I love Batistuta as well. I met him once in Argentina and got his t-shirt signed, but yeah, I love Messi."

Salah is not the only Liverpool player to admit to admiring Messi; this Liverpool player is also an attacker. It is Luis Diaz, and the Colombian talked about the moment he met Messi in person. Luis Diaz told Revista SoHo, "When I met Messi, I almost died; I almost told him, 'I love you and everything,' haha. Leo has always been my reference. Leo is the best in the world. I love him. I have his shirt, I asked for it through another player, he signed it for me and put it for me: 'with affection for Luis.'"

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