9 facts about Liberia president-elect George Weah

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Following the feat achieved by the ex-footballer turned politician, NAIJ.com has gathered 9 facts about the next Liberian president as seen below:
 1. Arsene Wenger brought George Weah to Europe where he signed for Monaco in 1988

 2. Weah football career saw him move to Paris Saint German in 1992 where he won Ligue one in 1994 and became the top scorer of the 1994-95 UEFA Champions League. 

3. The footballer turned politician signed for AC Milan in 1995 where he spent four successful seasons, and won the Italian Serie A, twice. His most notable goal in Italy saw him run the length of the field against Verona.

 4. He moved to the English Premier League towards the end of his career and had spells at Chelsea and Manchester City, before returning to France to play for Marseille in 2001, and subsequently ending his career with Al-Jazira in 2003.

 5. Weah represented Liberia at the African Cup of Nations on two occasions. He played 60 games for Liberia over 20 years, scoring 22 goals. 

6. Weah is regarded as being among the best football players who never got the chance to play at a World Cup. Read more:

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