USA U-17 forward Timothy Weah signs first professional contract with PSG
Timothy Weah, the 17-year-old son of 1995 Ballon d'Or and FIFA World Player of the Year George Weah, signed his first professional contract with Paris Saint-Germain.
Weah is a striker for the United States U-17 men's national team. His father, one of the most famous African footballers of all-time, is Liberian, but the younger Weah was born in Brooklyn, lived in Florida and moved back to New York before he joined PSG's academy in 2014.
Weah has played for PSG's U-15 and U-19 sides. For the U-17 men's national team, he has one goal in three games this year.
His new pro contract with PSG runs through 2020, according to the club. "I am very proud to continue the adventure," said Weah, on Monday to the official website. "I am at a great club and I cannot wait to continue to progress towards my goal of one day playing for the senior side."
If you've never seen Weah play, here's a video compilation of some of his highlights. (Turn the volume down unless you like your Timothy Weah highlights to club music.)
George Weah played for PSG from 1992–1995, though he's probably best known for his four seasons at AC Milan from 1995–2000. He was named African Player of the Century for the 20th century.