Liberia new president and great footballer George Weah first sought for Liberian presidency in 2005 at aged 39. He failed. His political opponents called him an illiterate.
He obtained his SSCE in.2006 at age 40 and had his first degree in 2011 at age 45 and masters in 2013 at age 47.
He won election to the Liberian Senate in 2014 at age 48. He has just been declared the country’s president in 2017 at age 51. All under 12 years interval.
He is the first African to win World Best Footballer.of the year and the first footballer to be elected president of a country in the.world.