Liberia President George Weah makes surprise appearance in friendly against Nigeria

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Liberia president George Weah played in an global friendly for his country on Tuesday - at the age of 51.

However, the 51-year-old was offered the chance to pull on the boots again to mark the retirement of the number 14 shirt he famously wore for his country.

However, Football lover have taken to social media to say one or two things.

Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how Super Eagles of Nigeria on Tuesday night, September 11, defeated Liberia 2-1 in an worldwide friendly match which was played to retire the number 14 jersey of President George Weah.

During his stunning career, Weah managed to play for Chelsea, Manchester City, Monaco, Paris St Germain and Marseille.

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He wrote on twitter; "George Weah playing for Liberia is a real joke and disrespectful of the Super Eagles".

Weah was the victor of the 1995 Fifa Player of the Year for his exploits with Paris Saint-Germain.

Weah, who led the attack and showed glimpses of the class that made him a global star, received a standing ovation from fans when he was substituted with 11 minutes remaining.

His popularity and achievements as an African footballer helped him secure Liberia presidency in December 2017.

Just a few weeks short of his 52nd birthday, there's also a good chance that Weah Senior will now enter the record books as the oldest player to ever feature in a FIFA-sanctioned worldwide match.

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