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Liberia’s first son included in US World Cup Squad

Berhalter has included the first of Liberia Tim Weah who plays for Lille of France to his World Cup roster.  Weah Junior was born in the New York.

David GOMBE

United States manager Gregg Berhalter announced his 26 man squad that will feature at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar on Wednesday.

Berhalter has included the first of Liberia Tim Weah who plays for Lille of France to his World Cup roster.  Weah Junior was born in the New York.

His Dad George Weah is the current President of Liberia who he played for 75 times but never featured at the World’s biggest soccer event.

Weah Snr played for some of Europe’s top clubs, including Monaco, Paris Saint-Germain and AC Milan. In 1995, he won the Ballon d’Or award for being the best footballer in the world.

At the 2010 edition, Timothy Weah was just 10 when his father took him to the World Cup final between Spain and Netherlands and inspired a dream.

Meanwhile, the US World Cup squad that is headlined by Chelsea’s Christian Pulisic will be the second-youngest at the World Cup, with an average age of 25 years, 175 days at the time of its opening World Cup game against Wales on November 21st. Only the 1990 squad (24 years, 24 days) was younger.

The USA will be seeking for great global Showpiece in Qatar

 

The USA are in Group B alongside 1966 winners England, Wales and Iran.USA World Cup Squad

Goalkeepers (3): Ethan Horvath (Luton Town/ENG; 8 appearances for U.S./0 goals), Sean Johnson (New York City FC; 10/0), Matt Turner (Arsenal/ENG; 20/0)

Defenders(9): Cameron Carter-Vickers (Celtic/SCO; 11/0), Sergino Dest (AC Milan/ITA; 19/2), Aaron Long (New York Red Bulls; 29/3), Shaq Moore (Nashville SC; 15/1), Tim Ream (Fulham/ENG; 46/1), Antonee Robinson (Fulham/ENG; 29/2), Joe Scally (Borussia Monchengladbach/GER; 3/0), DeAndre Yedlin (Inter Miami CF; 75/0), Walker Zimmerman (Nashville SC; 33/3)

Midfielders (7): Brenden Aaronson (Leeds United/ENG; 24/6), Kellyn Acosta (LAFC; 53/2), Tyler Adams (Leeds United/ENG; 32/1), Luca de la Torre (Celta Vigo/ESP; 12/0), Weston McKennie (Juventus/ITA; 37/9), Yunus Musah (Valencia/ESP; 19/0), Cristian Roldan (Seattle Sounders FC; 32/0)

Forwards (7): Jesus Ferreira (FC Dallas; 15/7), Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders; 49/11), Christian Pulisic (Chelsea/ENG; 52/21), Gio Reyna (Borussia Dortmund/GER; 14/4), Josh Sargent (Norwich City/ENG; 20/5), Tim Weah (Lille/FRA; 25/3), Haji Wright (Antalyaspor/TUR; 3/1)

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