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Timothy Weah (in yellow jersey) made his debut for PSG 23 years after his dad George's last game for the club / Photo: Screenshot

George Weah’s son makes debut at French club PSG

Timothy Weah, son of the legendary African footballer and now Liberian president, George Weah, has made his senior debut with Paris Saint-Germain, nearly 23 years since his father’s last game with the French club.

The 18-year-old striker on Saturday helped PSG win two goals to nil against Troyes, a win that restored the club’s 14 point advantage at the top of the Ligue 1 standings.

Timothy Weah nearly scored at his debut match for the club / Photo: Screenshot

 

And he nearly scored too.

Born in New York City on February 22, 2000, Timothy Weah represented the United States (USA) in the U-17 FIFA World Cup last year. He scored a hat trick in a game where USA demolished Paraguay by five goals to nil.

George Weah who was elected president of Liberia in December last year, played for PSG between 1992 and 1995, scoring 55 goals for the club.

 

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