During his four seasons with Monaco, he won the Coupe de France in 1991 and was named African Footballer of the Year in 1989. Weah still credits Wenger as one of the most important influences in his life and career. In 1992, Weah moved to Paris Saint-Germain, where he won two more Coupe de France titles (1993, 1995) and the French League in 1994. He also led his team to the 1994/95 Champions League semi-finals, becoming the top scorer of the competition with 7 goals.
George Weah, in full George Oppong Weah, (born October 1, 1966, Monrovia, Liberia), Liberian football (soccer) player and politician. He was named African, European, and World Player of the Year in 1995—an unprecedented achievement. His talents on the field were equaled by his activism on behalf of his homeland, where he worked to bring an end to a long civil war and then became active in politics.
George Weah. George Manneh Oppong Weah ( / ˈwiːə /; born 1 October 1966) is a Liberian politician and former professional footballer who is currently serving as the 25th President of Liberia, in office since 2018. Prior to his election to the presidency, Weah served as Senator from Montserrado County.
After playing in the Liberian domestic league at the beginning of his successful career and winning several national honours (including the Liberian Premier League and the Liberian Cup), Weah's abilities were discovered by the Cameroon national team coach, Claude Le Roy, who relayed the news to Arsène Wenger.
Player data. George Weah is the father of George Weah Jr. (Retired). George Weah is the cousin of Christopher Wreh (Retired). George Weah is the father of Timothy Weah ( LOSC Lille ). George Weah is the uncle of Kyle Duncan ( New York Red Bulls ).
Playing for Monaco, George became one of the leading African players playing in the Ligue 1 and after his first season for them, George earned the honour of African Footballer of the Year. George took the award back to his country and it was a definite cause of celebration for Liberian football fans.
Date of birth/Age: Oct 1, 1966 (54) Place of birth: Monrovia. Citizenship: Liberia. Height: N/A. Position: Centre-Forward. Former International: Liberia. Caps/Goals: 61 / 22. imago images. +.
George Weah Jr. (born August 27, 1987) is an American former professional soccer player who most recently played as a midfielder for La Chaux-de-Fonds. He is the son of former Ballon d'or winner and president of Liberia George Weah. He was capped for the United States men's national under-20 soccer team but has no international caps at senior level.
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