Plying his trade at one of the world’s biggest clubs and carrying the name of a famous father, Tim Weah is one of the U.S. Men’s National Team’s most exciting prospects. A dynamic attacking talent, the 18-year-old provides a creative spark on the wing for the USA. After shining at the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup, Weah broke into the senior squad in 2018. The first player born in 2000 to appear for the MNT, and one of the team’s youngest-ever goal-scorers, Weah looks to be a part of the USA’s bright future. While making strides at the international level, Weah also began earning first-team minutes with French giants Paris Saint-Germain. Father George was one of the greatest players of all time, and the younger Weah embraces that legacy as he starts to forge his own.
- Became the first player born in 2000 to earn a cap for the MNT when he came on in the 86th minute against Paraguay on March 27, 2018
- At 18 years, 100 days, became the fourth-youngest MNT player to register a goal when he tallied in the USA’s 3-0 win against Bolivia on May 28, 2018.
- Scored the first MNT hat trick in the knockout stage of a World Cup during a 5-0 win over Paraguay at the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India
- Working his way into the picture at Paris Saint-Germain, one of the world’s most prestigious clubs and reigning French champions, earning his pro debut in spring 2018 and scoring his first Ligue 1 goal the following fall
Personal: Son of George Weah, 1995 Ballon d’Or winner and considered one of the greatest African players of all-time … George is now president of Liberia, his home country, winning election in Dec. 2017 … Born in Brooklyn, grew up in South Florida and Queens, N.Y. … Enjoys producing trap soul music in his free time … Dreams of opening studios in Liberia and New York … Fluent in English and French, also understands Italian and Dutch.
Youth National Teams
Under-17s: Became the first MNT player to score a hat trick in the knockout stage of a World Cup during a 5-0 Round of 16 victory over Paraguay in the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India … A key part of the U-17s’ attack in India, played in all five games, starting four … Appeared in all six games for the U-17s at the 2017 Concacaf U-17 Championship in Panama City, Panama, netting two goals and notching two assists … Scored two goals at the 2016 Nike International Friendlies, helping the USA to its first title since 2013 … Scored nine goals and added five assists during the 2016-17 U-17 cycle, playing in 25 matches. Under-14s and Under-15s: Scored twice for the U-15 Boys’ National Team during its run to the Torneo delle Nazioni title in Gradisca, Italy … Earned his first Youth National Team call-up at the U-14 level in Aug. 2012.
Professional: 2018-19: Turned down a loan move for the chance to earn minutes during manager Thomas Tuchel’s first season in Paris … Scored his first competitive goal for PSG against Monaco on Aug. 4 in the Trophée des Champions (French Super Cup) … Netted his first Ligue 1 goal in PSG’s season-opening victory over Caen on Aug. 12 … Figured heavily in PSG’s International Champions Cup friendly campaign, playing 213 of 270 possible minutes in three matches. 2017-18: Made his first appearance against Troyes on March 3 as a 79th-minute substitute in a 2-0 victory … Made his first start against Caen on May 19, the final matchday of the 2017-18 Ligue 1 season … Signed his first professional contract with PSG in July 2017, spending most of his time with the reserves and U-19 team.
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Great way to start the season with a 3-0 win vs Caen happy to also get my first ligue 1 goal.................... Une excellente façon de commencer la saison avec une victoire de 3-0 contre Caen, heureux d’avoir aussi mon premier but en ligue 1❤️💙❤️💙❤️💙❤️💙❤️❤️❤️💙❤️We must continue ......🔥⚡️🎉
Youth: Spent three seasons with U.S. Soccer Development Academy club BW Gottschee in Queens, N.Y. … Played one season with the New York Red Bulls Academy alongside MNT teammate Tyler Adams … Joined the academy at PSG, one of his father’s former clubs, in Aug. 2014 … Worked his way up through the youth ranks, from U-15 to U-19, before signing his first pro contract in June 2017 … Scored a hat trick in first start with the PSG’s U-19s on Sept. 28, 2016, an 8-1 victory over Ludogorets in the UEFA Youth League, a European Under-19 competition.