Former Ballon d’Or winner, George Weah has been announced as the President-elect of Liberia, West Africa.
The 51-year-old former World Footballer of the Year swept thirteen (13) out of the fifteen (15) counties with his 73-year-old opponent Joseph Boakai getting only two (2) counties.
Weah who has been elected as the 25th President of Liberia with the population of just a little above 3million took to the micro-blogging site, Twitter to thank all his supporters, saying that he plans to liberate the country.
The former AC Milan striker wrote on Twitter: ” It is with deep emotion that I want to thank you, the Liberian people, for honouring me with your vote today. It is a great hope”.