As Liberia held their presidential election yesterday, former AC Milan striker George Weah is awaiting the result as he vies to become the first footballer to win a country’s presidential election replacing Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
George Weah, already a senator and is standing for the Congress for Democratic Change party. Despite some reports saying he has already won, the official result is due later on Thursday.
Weah is one of the frontrunners and told voters in his final campaign message before they went to the polls: ‘We are one and together we must succeed in writing a new chapter in our country’s glorious history.



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