51-Year-Old Liberia President, Weah Plays 79 Minutes Against Nigeria Super Eagles

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 12TH (NEWSRANGERS)-George Weah, President of Liberia and former World Footballer of the Year, made a surprise return to football on Tuesday, as he featured in his country’s friendly match against Nigeria.
The match ended 2-1 in favour of Nigeria.

The friendly match came up a few weeks before his 52nd birthday, and took place in Monrovia.
According to Reuters, Liberia had arranged the friendly to retire Weah’s famous No. 14 jersey.
On Tuesday, years after his last international performance, the Liberian President led his national team onto the pitch wearing the jersey.
He played for 79 minutes.

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