President Weah makes surprise return to football against Super Eagles


Liberia President and previous World Footballer of the Year George Weah influenced an astonishment to come back to global rivalry in Monrovia on Tuesday, playing in a 2-1 misfortune to Nigeria.

The match came up fourteen days shy of his 52nd birthday and Liberia had masterminded the neighborly to resign the number 14 pullover made celebrated by Weah.

In any case, fans were in for a stun when, 16 years after his last worldwide appearance, the striker drove the national group onto the pitch wearing it.

Media reports said Weah, who drove the assault and demonstrated looks of the class that made him an easily recognized name far and wide.

He got an overwhelming applause from fans when he was substituted on 79 minutes.

Objectives from Henry Onyekuru and Simeon Nwankwo helped Nigeria to a 2-0 lead before the hosts pulled one back through a Kpah Sherman punishment late in the amusement.

Weah delighted in a vocation in Europe spreading over almost 10 years and an a large portion of that saw him play for Monaco, Paris Saint-Germain and Marseille in France, AC Milan in Italy.

He likewise played for English sides Manchester City and Chelsea.

Weah was named the 1995 World Footballer of the Year; he likewise won the Ballon d’Or around the same time and remains the main African to win either grant.

Weah’s prevalence from his playing profession saw him secure an avalanche run-off win last December in Liberia’s presidential decisions.


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