The poor boy from African slums went to the world football, won the world footballer, and then to the vice president, the parliamentarian, the Milan legend finally won the presidency, an epic gorgeous counterattack.
In 1966, George Weah was born in a small town called Clara Town in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia. The town is located in the Kru tribe in southwestern Liberia and was one of the poorest places in Liberia at the time. Poverty, mess, and backwardness, accompanied his entire childhood of Weah. George Weah began to show off his football talent. Under the guidance of his father, his skills improved rapidly. At the age of 14, the football agent recommended him to a football club, which opened the door to the football world.
1. George Weah in the player era
George Weah is the most famous African football player in the world. He has played in Cameroon, French Monaco, Paris Saint-Germain, AC Milan, Chelsea, Manchester City, Marseille and other clubs. He has won the Serie A championship in his career. , French League champions, England FA Cup champion, and in 1995 won the European Golden Globe Award and World Footballer two personal honours.
In the era of players, Weah proved himself to the world with his superior strength, speed and skills.
He has been awarded the top three honours of the world footballer, the Golden Globe Award and the African Footballer.
2, the road to the president
From the players to the president, there are many difficulties to overcome, and his road to the election is also torturous.
In 2003, Weah announced his retirement. When Vija returned to the capital of Liberia, Monrovia, the whole city was boiling. People saw new hopes and shouted: ” Weah is coming, politicians should be bothered.”
In 2005, Weah was invested as a presidential candidate and eventually lost to rival Johnson Sirleaf. The latter also became the first elected female president in the history of African countries and also won the Nobel Peace Prize. Vija was not discouraged and drew “precious experience” from the failure of the election. In order to fill the short board of education background. He entered the University of Deira in Florida and has a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree.
In 2011, she regained her momentum and participated in the election as a vice president, but she still failed. In 2014, Weah was elected as a Liberian senator.
On December 27, 2017, the Liberian presidential election was announced. Mr. Golden Ball George Weah defeated the current Liberian Vice President Joseph Boakai and was successfully elected as the new president.
On January 20, 2018, George Weah was sworn in as President of Liberia.
This is also the first president of the world to be a star.