Timothy Weah, son of Liberian legend and 1995 Ballon D’or winner George Weah, signs first professional contract with Paris Saint Germain.
The 17-year-old joined the French club’s U-14 academy until signing his first official contract that will tie him to the club until 2020. He played his first ever game with Le Parisiens and scored a hatrick in their thrashing 8-1 victory over Ludogorets Razgard in the UEFA Youth Champions League.
“I’m very proud to continue my adventure with Paris Saint-Germain by signing this professional contract. I’m with a great club and I can’t wait continue making progress towards my goal of one day playing for the senior team.” Weah to PSG’s official website.
‘I am in a big club and I look forward to continuing to progress so that I can one day play for the first team.’
Timothy has put pen to paper on a three-year deal up until 2020 and the youngster is keen to kick on.
The younger Weah, who was born in New York, joined Les Parisiens‘ youth academy in 2014 and recently represented the U.S. at this year’s CONCACAF Under-17 Championship in Panama.
He also stood out for PSG in the UEFA Youth League last season and scored three times in his first start an 8-1 demolition of Bulgarian side Ludogorets Razgrad.