Liberian President and former soccer star, George Weah awarded ex-Arsenal supervisor, Arsene Wenger with the nation’s highest honor in a ceremony in the present day for companies to African soccer that included launching Weah’s personal profitable profession.
Wenger discovered Weah taking part in for Cameroon’s Tonnerre Yaounde and introduced him to French facet Monaco in 1988. The transfer paved the best way for the striker at a few of Europe’s prime golf equipment, together with AC Milan, Paris St Germain and Chelsea.
In 1995 Weah was named World Footballer of the Yr and received the Ballon d’Or making him the one African to win award.
“You proved your self as a instructor while you revolutionised perpetually the strategy of scouting younger abilities all around the planet, notably all through Africa,” Weah stated of Wenger throughout a ceremony within the capital Monrovia.
Wenger was named a Knight Grand Excessive Commander of the Humane Order of African Redemption, the highest rank in Liberia’s Order of Distinction. Fellow coach Claude Le Roy, who first informed Wenger about Weah’s expertise, additionally acquired the award.