He received a standing ovation when he was substituted on 79 minutes.
George Weah, President of Liberia and former World Footballer of the Year, made a surprise return to worldwide football in Monrovia on Tuesday, playing for 79 minutes in a 2-1 friendly loss to Nigeria a few weeks short of his 52nd birthday.
"We were paid $2,000 each by the President of Liberia", one of the players at the game said.
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Tottenham are fifth in the Premier League after they lost 2-1 to Watford, while Liverpool are top, having won all four games. He added: "Lloris will have another scan to see the evolution of his injury".
"It was a big motivation to play against him".
There was better news for the other Weah in action, though, as teenager Timothy helped United States of America record a 1-0 triumph over Mexico.
Weah, who scored a landslide victory in presidential elections last December, is the only African footballer to win the world and European awards.
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House Republican leaders have unveiled their proposal to expand the massive tax law they hustled through Congress previous year . At 60 percent, most voters though the president did not "share voters' values". "They do not invite the US government".
Weah, 51, featured briefly for Lone Star in the encounter, and his every touch on the ball was hailed with loud roar from the fans.
Nigeria on the other hand fielded a respectable team for the friendly.
His former worldwide teammate James Debbah also played the match which Turkey-based forward Henry Onyekuru and Italy-based striker Simeon Nwankwo scored for Nigeria in the first half while Liberia reduced the deficit through a penalty kick in the second half when Semi Ajayi handled in the box.
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But what you and I fail to see is her body language, and what it means. She further added , "He was the one who was always there for her.
Leicester's Wilfred Ndidi and midfielder Peter Etebo of Stoke City both started for Nigeria in what was a relatively strong team for Liberia's opponents.