Weah, a World Cup goal in the name of the father

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  • Weah, a World Cup goal in the name of the father

    Tim Weah scored the goal in the name of the father. the goal for the United States in the tie against Wales in the World Cup.

Tim Weah avenged his death. this Monday in Qatar-2022 to his father, the mythical George Weah, the only African footballer who won the title. He won a Ballon d'Or and was never able to play in a World Cup.

The first football link in the Weah saga achieved success. the highest individual award in the world of football in 1995, when he played for Paris Saint Germain. But he stayed & oacute; He was struck by the fact that his country, Liberia, never had enough potential to qualify for a World Cup.

Tim Weah, his son, not only managed to get the job done. This Monday he will play a World Cup, although representing the United States, the country in which he was born. Not only did he grow and he grew, but he also did so by scoring his team's only goal in the draw against Wales (1-1), in his debut in Group B.

The young Weah, 22-year-old, whose mother is Jamaican, whom the current president of the Liberian nation met on his own. in the United States, he was a constant nightmare for the Welsh defense, down the right flank.

The son of the legendary George Weah, he used his genes to beat the American defense by speed on many occasions.

Legacy Speed
And in this way, in the 36th minute, after receiving a pass into the hole from his teammate Christian Pulisic, he surprised the player. He beat his rivals for speed, staying one-on-one with the Welsh goalkeeper, scoring with the mastery of his father, before the goalkeeper left.  

"I think my father is wrong. living this moment through me, I am very happy to score this goal for them (his family). And I'm very happy to help the team in any way,” he said. the striker for French Lille.

The striker confirmed his move. that his father witnessed; He made this United States debut in Qatar from Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium as president of his country, Liberia.

"I haven't been able to look at my phone yet but he was there. here tonight with my mother and my uncle. I will speak I was with him later,” he said. Tim Weah. 

With a speedy father like George Weah and a Jamaican mother, Tim Weah could only inherit a good top speed, which allows him to reach 33.2 km per hour.

Young Weah was a concern. A constant on the right wing for the Welsh defenders, who at times had to be used forcefully as a tackle that suffered from a lack of success. in the 78th minute he left it behind. lying on the ground.  

Bale also scored
When it seemed that he was clearly winning the duel against the veteran Welsh star Gareth Bale, the former Real Madrid player would equalize from a penalty kick in the 82nd minute. 

Weah would end up leaving the field He left the game in the 88th minute, after the United States equalized, with the fatigue of the effort made, in a tactical change, to ensure the tie.

Weah, formed in the Paris youth system. Saint Germain, where he triumphed His father, and after playing one season at Celtic in Glasgow, has been at French Lille since 2019.

Despite his youth, the 22-year-old striker already counts in his record. with several national titles, including three French leagues, two with PSG and one with Lille, and a Scottish one with Celtic.

And this Monday, in Doha, in a World Cup duel, when all attention was on Welshman Gareth Bale, young Weah stole the game. A part of the spotlight was placed on the former Real Madrid player, in a duel between the two that ended in a duel. in tables.

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