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George Weah

George Weah

Clubs played for: Mighty Barrolle, Invincible Eleven, Africa Sports, Tonnerre Yaounde, Monaco, Paris Saint-Germain, Milan, Chelsea (loan, Manchester City, Marseille, Al Jazira (1985-2003)

Born: 1966

Birthplace: George Tawlon Manneh

Position: Striker

Biography: One of Liberia's greatest exports is now back home and was elected as the country's President in January 2018. A former winner of the FIFA World Footballer of the Year in 1995 and African player of the Year three times. Arsene Wenger, who was manager of Monaco at the time was shrewd enough to persuade George to move to Europe in 1998. A fourteen year stay took in spells in England with Chelsea and Manchester City. Photo by Mahmoud Kochlef (Own work) [CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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