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Twitter Reacts to George Weah’s 79-Minute Show Against Super Eagles

51-year-old George Weah, president of Liberia took up the number 14 jersey against the Super Eagles of Nigeria in a friendly to mark the retirement of the jersey. He was joined by 48-year-old Liberia’s Coach and retired player James Debbah.

Weah, a Ballon d’Or winner started, lasted 79 minutes on the pitch but not without trying out a few tricks. The game ended in a 2-1 victory for Super Eagles.

Likewise, Tim Weah, his 19-year-old son started the USA against Mexico, making it the first time that a father and son will play an international footy on the same day.

Africans have since expressed their views on his decision to play in the team:

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