George Weah’s son signs for PSG

The son of Liberian legend George Weah has followed in his father’s footsteps and signed a contract with Paris St-Germain.

Timothy Weah, 17, signed a three-year contract with PSG, the club that his father played for between 1992 and 1995.

"I am very proud to continue the adventure," said Weah.

"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."

The young striker was born in New York and started his career with the New York Red Bulls before moving to the PSG academy in 2014.

Last September, he scored a hat-trick on his Uefa Youth League debut as a PSG youth side best Bulgaria’s Ludogorets 8-1.

His father George made his name at Monaco in the late 1980s and went onto enjoy great success with PSG and AC Milan, winning two Serie A titles.

He also spent short spells with Manchester City and on loan at Chelsea later in his career.

His prolific goalscoring saw him named African Footballer of the Year three times, while he remains the only African ever to win the Ballon d'Or in 1995.