MONROVIA, LIBERIA-Liberia’s President George Weah has been named the greatest footballer ever to come out of Africa.
The prestigious and authoritative French Magazine, organizer of the African Footballer of the Year Prize, named President Weah in its recent publication among other football stars of the Continent.
According to the Magazine, the Football Legend deserved the honor for becoming the only African Footballer to win the European, World and African Best Footballer Awards in a single year-1995.
The Magazine said:” President Weah’s footballing exploits on the world stage still remains fresh in the history of the global game.”
Cameroon’s Samuel Eto’o and Roger Milla were named second and third respectively, with Ghana’s Abedi Pele Ayew coming fourth on the list that included many other former and present football stars.