Former Monaco football legend, George Weah has made history as he wins Liberia’s presidential election after clinching 12 of the 15 counties in the west African country.

The striker-turned politician will be sworn in as the 25th president of Liberia since independence.

Former Footballer George Weah Wins Liberia’s Election

The new Liberian President who is yet to be sworn in, took to Twitter to thank all who supported him throughout his race, promising to use his office to liberate the country.

‘I am deeply grateful to my friends, my family, and my loyal supporters who contributed to our campaign and supported me during this extremely long election season’