Egypt's Essam El-Hadary celebrates wining against Congo's team during their World Cup 2018 Africa qualifying match between Egypt and Congo at the Borg el-Arab stadium in Alexandria on October 8, 2017.
Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah converted a stoppage-time penalty to give Egypt a dramatic 2-1 win over Congo Brazzaville Sunday and a place at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. / AFP PHOTO / TAREK ABDEL HAMID
Egypt's Essam El-Hadary had a lot to celebrate when Egypt reached the World Cup for the first time in 28 years in October. The 45 year old is likely to have more to celebrate in Russia in June when heShow more

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