Sergio Ramos awkwardly touches Mohamed Salah on shoulder he injured in Champions League final as Real Madrid captain sits behind Liverpool star at group stage draw
- Sergio Ramos sat behind Mohamed Salah at the Champions League draw
- The Real Madrid skipper injured Salah in the competition’s final last season
- As he went to take his seat he brushed the left shoulder Salah injured in Kiev
- It is the first meeting between the two stars since Real Madrid won the final
Sergio Ramos had to awkwardly sit behind Mohamed Salah at the Champions League draw ceremony in Monaco in what is the first meeting since their encounter in last season’s final.
The Spain international was present at the ceremony to collect his award for the best defender in the competition last season.
As he returned from collecting his award, Ramos touched Salah on the shoulder he injured during last year’s final, where Real triumphed 3-1.
Sergio Ramos touches the shoulder Mohamed Salah injured in the Champions League final
The Real Madrid captain shakes hands with his team-mate Luka Modric
Ramos awkwardly sat behind Salah at the Champions League draw on Thursday
Ramos and Salah dressed to impress at the awards ceremony in Monaco on Thursday evening
Ramos tangled arms with Salah in an incident which injured the Liverpool and Egyptian ace
He was sat in the same area as Salah, with the Egyptian forward also up for an award. He was nominated for best player, but lost to Luka Modric.
Whether intentional or not, Salah did not react to the touch, and continued to ignore the player who left him in tears in Kiev last season
The Real Madrid controversially injured the Egyptian star, which outraged Liverpool fans across the world as Salah ttrudged off the pitch.
Salah and Ramos locked arms when fighting for the ball when Ramos appeared to drag the forward down to the ground. The Liverpool star did manage to play on after the injury but was eventually substituted off by Jurgen Klopp.
Real Madrid duo Ramos and Luka Modric earlier arrived at the ceremony by helicopter
Liverpool forward Salah also arrived in style for the ceremony in Monaco on Thursday
Ramos also left Loris Karius suffering from concussion after colliding with the Liverpool goalkeeper during the second half.
Liverpool went onto to lose the Champions League final 3-1 in May after Karius made two mistakes to allow Cristiano Ronaldo and co win the title for a third time in a row.
Earlier both players had arrived at the plush ceremony in Monaco via helicopter for the draw.
Both men cut stylish figures at the ceremony, Ramos in a blue tartan three-piece suit, while Salah wore a navy tuxedo complete with bow tie.