George Weah

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Legendary Liberian striker George Weah at Milan in 1995.

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

What a player. The great Liberian striker remains the only African footballer to win the Ballon d'Or, a feat he achieved back in 1995 during his spell with Milan. It says something about George Weah's standing in his own country that he has subsequently gone on to become the country's president, winning the 2017 election.

George Weah - Info

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Name: George Weah
Date of Birth: 1st October 1966
Nationality: Liberia
Position(s): Striker
Career: 1985 to 2003
Regular Shirt Number(s): 9, 14
Nickname(s): King George