A football god is about to become President of Liberia

14 November 2017, 14:32 UTC

Former AC Milan striker George Weah is revered in soccer-obsessed West Africa, but can he convince Liberians hes smart enough for the top job?r At the Bong County Athletic and Social-Intellectual Center, soccer and politics have always gone hand in hand. Residents assemble most nights at this loftily namedcafe in Gbatala, amarkettown deep in Liberias rainforest, to watch English Premier League soccer and set the world to rights. But as Liberians prepare for a presidential runoff election, talk of sports and politics is suddenly one and the same.r r Thats because an international soccer star,...

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