George Weah

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Birthday
1, 1966
Birthplace
Monrovia, Liberia
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
1, 1966 (age 52)
Birthplace
Monrovia, Liberia

About

Liberian striker and politician who was named 1995 FIFA World Player of the Year; scored 193 goals in his 411-game club career and competed for the Liberian national team from 1987 to 2007. In 2014, he was elected to the Liberian senate.

Before Fame

Manager Arsene Wenger signed him early in his career and influenced his life greatly.

Trivia

In 2005, he ran for the Presidency of Liberia but lost.

Family Life

He has three children with his wife Clar, one of whom is professional soccer player Timothy Weah.

Associated With

Both he and David Silva played for Manchester City.