George Tawlon Manneh Oppong Ousman Weah (born 1 October 1966)[1] is a Liberie humanitarian, politeecian, an retired footballer wha played as a striker, an is the 25t an current Preses o Liberie. Regairdit as ane o the greatest African players o aw time, an as ane o the best forwards o his generation, in 1995 he wis named FIFA Warld Player o the Year an wan the Ballon d'Or, acomin the first African player tae win thir awairds.

George Weah
President George Weah in 2019 (cropped).jpg
Preses o Liberie
Assumed office
22 Januar 2018
Vice PresesJewel Taylor
Precedit biEllen Johnson Sirleaf
Senator for Montserrado Coonty
In office
14 Januar 2015 – 22 Januar 2018
Precedit biJoyce Musu Freeman-Sumo
Succeedit biTBA
Personal details
BornGeorge Tawlon Manneh
Oppong Ousman Weah

(1966-10-01) 1 October 1966 (age 53)
Monrovia, Liberie
NaitionalityLiberian
Poleetical pairtyCongress for Democratic Chynge
Hicht1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
RelationsChristopher Wreh (cousin)
BairnsGeorge Jr., Tita, Timothy
EddicationMuslim Congress
Wells Hairston High School
ThriftFitbawer (retired)
Politieecian
Humanitarian

Association fitbaw career
Playin poseetion Striker
Youth career
1981–1984 Young Survivors Claratown
1984–1985 Bongrange Company
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1986 Mighty Barrolle 10 (7)
1986–1987 Invincible Eleven 23 (24)
1987 Africa Sports 2 (1)
1987–1988 Tonnerre Yaoundé 18 (14)
1988–1992 Monaco 103 (47)
1992–1995 Paris Saint-Germain 96 (32)
1995–2000 Milan 114 (46)
2000 Chelsea (loan) 11 (3)
2000 Manchester City 7 (1)
2000–2001 Marseille 19 (5)
2001–2003 Al-Jazira 8 (13)
Total 411 (193)
Naitional team
1987–2007 Liberie 60 (22)
* Senior club appearances an goals coontit for the domestic league anerly

ReferencesEedit

  1. "FIFA Magazine – An idol for African footballers". FIFA. Archived frae the oreeginal on 19 July 2006. Retrieved 6 December 2006.