Not something you tend to see…
The son of the president of a foreign country making an assist for team USA.
Not only the son of a foreign president, but the son of a man who could do this:
Here's George Weah providing the best assist that you'll see today… pic.twitter.com/cFOWypryfa
— 90s Football (@90sfootball) March 3, 2018
George Weah. 1990’s footballer extraordinaire. AC Milan, PSG, Monaco.
And current president of his home country of Liberia.
With a 19-year-old son, setting up goals for team USA.
Eliciting these kinds of reactions on Twitter:
2-2 SOTO USAAAAA, WEAH OUTSIDE THE FOOT PASS. YOU CAN ONLY HOPE TO CONTAIN HIM
— Juanki Valladares (@juanki624) June 4, 2019
Here it is again, from the sideways angle.
— Kyle Schnitzer (@Kyle_Schnitzer) June 4, 2019
The equalizing goal for the United States in this U-20 World Cup game against France. A few minutes later, Justin Rennicks scored another to give USA a win.
3-2, in this Round of 16.
Young Timo Weah setting off the first domino of momentum.
Capping off a breakout year for him, as he makes a name for himself at Celtic.
Where he has, though on the receiving end, appeared for an assist before:
Up in Scotland, having maybe as much fun as you can have in soccer:
74': Subbed on
Timothy Weah is loving life in Scotland 🍀 pic.twitter.com/qA3bvZaM1N
— Bleacher Report Live (@brlive) February 3, 2019
Is he the kind of star the United States has been awkwardly waiting on for decades now?