Sergio Ramos ‘forced to change phone number after threats over Mohamed Salah challenge’
Salah was forced out of the Champions League final injured following the challenge from Ramos. Sergio Ramos has reportedly been forced to change his phone number following threats over his Mohamed Salah challenge.
The Real Madrid defender brought down his Liverpool rival in the Champions League final, forcing the Egyptian to be substituted off with a shoulder injury.
One petition to get him retrospectively banned for the challenge has now passed half a million signatures.
But the abuse has reportedly surpassed just social media – after it was claimed that a group of fans found his phone number.
According to COPE Network, both Ramos and his family have been receiving threats, meaning they have all had to change their numbers.
The report claims that Ramos has been rang by anonymous callers and has received death threats. It is claimed that Ramos’s agent has raised the query with local police. Meanwhile, Egypt’s national team have claimed that Salah is on course to be fit in time for the World Cup.
Writing on their federation Facebook page: “The delegation of the national team was briefed on the recovery programme for the player, who is walking well.
“He aims to join the squad in the World Cup and this great player is determined to catch up with his team-mates.
“For his part, Mohamed Abou El-Ela said that the period of absence of Salah due to injury will not exceed three weeks.”