Mohamed Salah's 'Never Give Up' T-shirt epitomises Liverpool's spirit in Barcelona victory

The Egyptian was sidelined following a concussion but encouraged his teammates not just with his presence but with his clothing on Tuesday night

epa07554695 (L-R) Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, head coach Juergen Klopp and Virgil van Dijk celebrate after winning the UEFA Champions League semi final second leg soccer match between Liverpool FC and FC Barcelona in Liverpool, Britain, 07 May 2019. Liverpool won 4-3 on aggregate.  EPA/PETER POWELL
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Although Liverpool's 4-0 victory over Barcelona to reach the Uefa Champions League final was a shock to most football fans, Mohamed Salah proved to be a believer from the start.

Liverpool's Egyptian forward was forced to sit out Tuesday's thriller at Anfield after suffering a concussion in Saturday's 3-2 win against Newcastle United.

Salah, 26, sat in the stands and wore a T-shirt with the slogan "Never Give Up" on it.

It certainly proved accurate as Liverpool surpassed all expectations by bouncing back from 3-0 down to the Spanish champions after the first leg to prevail 4-3 on aggregate courtesy of twin strikes from Divock Origi and Georginio Wijnaldum.

Salah referenced his shirt on social media after the game. He tweeted of a picture of himself with the shirt "Caption included". He will now hope to be part of Liverpool's team for the final on June 1 in Madrid against either Ajax or Tottenham Hotspur as the Merseyside club fights to win the European Cup for a sixth time.