& # 39; I love VAR now! & # 39 ;: Mohamed Salah admits he is a fan of video technology after Liverpool got the first minute penalty in the Champions League triumph
- Liverpool received a controversial penalty in the 2-0 win over Tottenham
- Referee Damir Skomina did not hesitate to point to the spot in the first minute
- Salah scored the resulting penalty to give Reds a dream start on Saturday night
Mohamed Salah says he is now a VAR fan after Liverpool received a controversial penalty in the 2-0 Champions League win over Tottenham.
Referee Damir Skomina did not hesitate to point to the spot after only 21 seconds when Sadio Mane's cross hit Moussa Sissoko's outstretched arm.
There was a quick reference to the Writer of the Video Assistant (VAR) before Salah converted from 12 meters to give Liverpool the perfect start.
Mohamed Salah kisses the trophy while Liverpool celebrates ace and wins the Champions League
Salah & # 39; s goal was clocked at one minute, 48 seconds, making it the second fastest goal ever in a Champions League final after Paolo Maldini & # 39; s 50th-second goal for AC Milan against Liverpool in 2005.
He said: & # 39; We will see VAR next season, but I like it now! So it's great to win the game. & # 39;
It was salvation for Salah and Liverpool after the 3-1 defeat of Real Madrid 12 months earlier.
Salah celebrates with Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp after lifting the Champions League
Half an hour earlier than last year, the Champions League final Salah ended in tears from the field after a collision with Sergio Ramos left him with a shoulder injury.
This time in the Spanish capital he had tears of joy in his eyes.
Salah added: & honestly I don't know what to say. Everyone is happy now. Second final in a row and finally play 90 minutes.
& # 39; The entire team was incredible today. Congratulations to us and the fans around the world.
& # 39; I have sacrificed a lot for my career, coming from a village to go to Cairo, and being an Egyptian on this level is incredible to me. & # 39;
Liverpool received a penalty in the Champions League final after just 21 seconds after Sadio Mane & # 39; s cross-beaten Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Moussa Sissoko on the forearm
The penalty was timed in just 21 seconds and left Spurs astonished when they tried to settle down
Mohamed Salah celebrates with a knee slide after converting the penalty on the second minute
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