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Where Are They Now? George Weah

Born in Liberia in 1966, George Weah played for Milan from 1995 to 2000, making a total of 147 appearances and scoring 58 goals. Weah started his professional career in his native Liberia, before moving to Cameroon and then France, to play for AS Monaco under Arsene Wenger. The Liberian international striker then moved to PSG in 1992, putting in some memorable performances and catching the eye of the Rossoneri. Weah's time at Milanello was a success, winning two Scudetti and multiple personal accolades. In 1995 alone, he won the Ballon d'Or, FIFA World Player of the Year and African Footballer of the Year. Memorable goals include his "coast-to-coast" wonder goal against Hellas Verona in 1996 and his two goals to win the crucial Matchday 32 game against Juventus in Torino, en route to our 16th Scudetto in 1999. George Weah left Milan for Chelsea in 2000 and eventually retired in 2003. Off the pitch, he became a UN Goodwill Ambassador and was involved with numerous children's charities and football academies in developing nations. He also pursued his political ambitions in his native Liberia, getting elected as a senator and then elected President of Liberia in 2017.

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