Timothy Tarpeh Weah (born February 22, 2000) is an American professional soccer player who plays as a winger for Serie A club Juventus and the United States national team.
Parents and family
Weah was born on February 22, 2000, in Brooklyn, New York, to Liberian George Weah (at the time a professional soccer player) and his Jamaican wife Clar. George Weah was elected as the 25th President of Liberia in 2018, after serving three years in the Senate of Liberia.
Weah has two older siblings, George Jr. and Tita. He spent his early life in Brooklyn, Valley Stream, New York, and Pembroke Pines, Florida. Weah is fluent in English and French and enjoys producing trap soul music. He is close friends with fellow soccer player Tyler Adams. His cousin, Kyle Duncan, is also a professional soccer player for New York Red Bulls in Major League Soccer. He is not related to Liberian-born soccer player Patrick Weah.
He was also named African Footballer of the Year in 1989, 1994, and 1995, and African Player of the Century in 1996.
Weah was described by FIFA as “the precursor of today’s multi-functional strikers” because of his acceleration, speed, and dribbling ability, in addition to his goalscoring and finishing ability.
Pelé named him to the FIFA 100 list of the world’s greatest living players in 2004.
Who is Timothy Weah’s Father?
Timothy Weah’s father is George Weah. He was born and raised in Monrovia’s Clara Town district.
He is a Kru ethnic group member from Grand Kru County in south-eastern Liberia, one of the poorest areas of the country.
William T. Weah Sr., his father, was a mechanic, and Anna Quayeweah, his mother, was a seller. William, Moses, and Wolo are his three brothers.
He is a Liberian politician and former professional footballer who has been the country’s president since 2018. He was a striker during his 18-year professional football career, which ended in 2003. He is Africa’s first former professional footballer to be appointed as a head of state.
Weah, widely regarded as one of the greatest African players of all time, was named FIFA World Player of the Year and won the Ballon d’Or in 1995, becoming the first and only player to receive both awards while representing an African country internationally.
Timothy Weah’s mother is Clar Marie Duncan Weah. She is the current First Lady of the Republic of Liberia and a Jamaican businesswoman, philanthropist, and advocate.
She is the wife of Liberia’s 25th President, George Manneh Weah, who was elected in 2017. Clar established the Clar Hope Foundation in 2018 with the goal of improving the livelihoods of Liberians who are less fortunate.
Clar met George Weah, the then-soccer star, in the early 1990s while working as a customer service representative at Chase Manhattan Bank in New York. On June 26, 1993, they married.
Following her husband’s election as Liberia’s 25th President, Weah assumed the role of First Lady of the Republic of Liberia.
She set out to create programs and social projects that would assist orphans, street children, the elderly, women, and girls, with a focus on rural areas.
The Clar Hope Foundation was established in 2018 as a non-partisan initiative.
The foundation’s mission is to help underprivileged children, youth, and women.
Its goals are to provide essential educational and emergency healthcare to all Liberians as a universal and constitutional health-right.
The family of Timothy’s mother, Clar Weah is from Jamaica. Timothy Weah’s mother was born in Jamaica to Jamaican parents.
Wife and Children
Timothy Weah is at the moment currently single and not in an open relationship for now. He is also not yet married.
Timothy Weah has no kids at the moment.
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