Latest George Weah News

Investigation faults Liberian agency protecting rainforest

Jan. 24, 2023 23:09 PM EST

An independent investigation into logging in the Liberian rainforest found illegal operations “on a significant scale," with multiple missteps or breaches of law by the government agency charged with protecting those forests, according to a copy of the report obtained by The Associated Press. ...

Hurt on goal, Pulisic hopes to face Netherlands at World Cup

Dec. 01, 2022 11:51 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Having scored the winning goal for the United States against Iran, Christian Pulisic watched the final minutes from a hospital on a mobile phone. “They were checking my blood sugar and everything and it was flying through the roof,” the U.S. star recalled...

Pele congratulates Weah for World Cup goal against Wales

Nov. 22, 2022 16:18 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Brazil great Pele congratulated United States forward Timothy Weah for scoring his debut goal in the World Cup in the Americans' 1-1 draw with Wales. Weah got his goal in the 36th minute of Monday's game to become the first player to score against Wales in a...

Bale salvages 1-1 draw for Wales against US in World Cup

Nov. 21, 2022 20:09 PM EST

AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — A young United States team was nearing victory in its World Cup return. Then Walker Zimmerman needlessly plowed into Gareth Bale. Bale converted the resulting penalty kick in the 82nd minute, giving Wales a 1-1 draw Monday night that left the Americans...

Liberia President Weah to watch son Tim and US at World Cup

Nov. 15, 2022 05:03 AM EST

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — George Weah never got to play at the World Cup despite being one of soccer's greats. He's making sure he doesn't miss his son's opportunity. Weah, who is now the president of Liberia, is planning to be at the World Cup in Qatar to hopefully watch his son,...