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 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.
And he nearly scored too.
It could've been the dream start for PSG's Timothy Weah!— Goal UK (@GoalUK) March 3, 2018
A good save, or should he have done better there? pic.twitter.com/G4YIW2wKdP
Timothy Weah joined PSG in July 2017, signing a contract that will see him saty at the club till 2020.
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 hattrick in a game where USA demolished Paraguay by five goals to nil.
Zo doe je dat! ⚽️? Timothy Weah van Amerika Onder 17 maakt een topgoal (en een hattrick) tegen Paraguay: pic.twitter.com/t5yeHB270N— GOAL! (@GoalNL) October 18, 2017
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.