Weah’s Son Timothy Makes PSG Senior Debut Monrovia-The son of former world footballer of the George Weah, Timothy Weah on Saturday March 3, 2018 made his official first team debut for Paris Saint-Germain in a Ligue one match.
The 18-year-old American striker whose father is president George Weah of Liberia came on in the 78 minutes for Argentinian international Giovani Lo Celso against Troyes when the league leaders were ahead 2-0.
Timothy who father once played for the French club during his days was named in the first team squad by coach Unai Emery due to his recent form with the junior team and injuries to PSG star attackers Brazilian Neymar and French wonder Kylian Mbappe, and Unai Emery decision to rest his key attackers ahead of their second leg Champions League clash with Real Madrid this midweek,
The young forward was named on the bench for the Ligue 1 leaders.
And with PSG leading 2-0 in the 79th minute, Weah was given his first run out with the senior team, coming on for Giovani Lo Celso.
African football icon George Weah’s 18-year-old son, Timothy, nearly secured a dream debut goal as he was put in 1v1 against Troyes goalkeeper Erwin Zelazny just before the final whistle, coming in at an angle, Weah but a hard shot into Zelazny, before a scramble in the area lead to a goal for Dani Alves that was ruled out due to offside.
The son of former FIFA Player of the Year, and current president of Liberia, George Weah, and Timothy has featured for PSG youth and reserve teams over the past few years since departing the United States after representing the New York Red Bulls developmental academy.
His debut came 22 years after his father’s last appearance for PSG, which came in May 1995 after four seasons with the capital club.
Tim Weah has represented the U.S. at the youth national team level, scoring a hat trick at the under-17 World Cup against Paraguay in 2017.