George Weah: Liberia president is 'oldest international' ever

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George Weah Made His Return to Football in the Liberia vs Nigeria Game

Weah, 51, now many kilogrammes overweight and far from fit, played for 79 minutes in a game the Eagles won 2-1.

Playing against Nigeria, Weah featured for the majority of the friendly fixture but was unable to prevent Liberia slipping to a 2-1 defeat in Monrovia.

President Weah (fourth from left) flanked by Dikko (third from left) and Gusau (fourth from right) alongside officials of the Liberian Government and High Commission of Nigeria in Monrovia.

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The last time Liberia and Nigeria played, at senior level, was in 2001 during the Federation Internationale de Football Association 2002 World Cup qualifier.

After the game, Weah hailed Nigeria as a great and worthy ally in national development, while describing the country's football as a model that he wants his country to follow. The younger Weah also plays club football for Paris Saint-Germain, one of Geroge's former clubs.

Weah's son, Timothy, who plays for PSG, was capped by the U.S. last night in an global friendly. As expected, his every touch and movement were reportedly greeted with cheers and jubilation form the home fans.

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The Everton loanee found the top right corner to open the scoring for Gernot Rohr's men before Simeon Nwankwo sealed the victory to crown an impressive first-half performance.

Tuesday game was Nigeria field a reasonably strong team, which included Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City) and Peter Etebo (Stoke City).

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