U.S. U-17 standout Weah inks PSG deal

Timothy Weah (white jersey), shown playing for the USA against El Salvador in the 2017 CONCACAF Under-17 Championship, will begin his professional career with France’s Paris Saint-Germain. (Photo: Straffon Images)

PARIS -- United States under-17 international Timothy Weah has signed a three-year professional contract with Paris-Saint Germain.

 Weah, the son of former Liberia international and PSG star George Weah, helped the U.S. to a runner-up finish in the 2017 CONCACAF Under-17 Championship, scoring two goals in six games.

“I’m very proud to continue my adventure with Paris Saint-Germain by signing this professional contract,” said the 17-year-old forward.  “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 has played with PSG youth teams for three years, helping them to a pair of French U-17 championships.


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