Timothy Weah made headlines with his recent goal in 2022 FIFA World Cup that he scored on behalf of United States national team. With this goal, the US was able to draw the football match against Wales with the score of 1-1. The football legend Pele himself praised the 22-year-old for his amazing first goal in FIFA with the message “Congratulations. That was a beautiful goal. Keep dreaming, dreams come true”. The game that Timothy Weah showed on the field was spectacular but it was only a glimpse of what Weah is truly capable of. He is one of the major players of the French professional football club Lille where he has scored 6 goals for his team at different occasions. Check out the article for more interesting details about the player such as Timothy Weah net worth 2023, salary, income, biography and others.
Timothy Weah Net Worth as in 2023
Timothy Weah plays for the French professional football club Lille and has been the part of the team since 2019. He earns a weekly salary of around £9,000 making it £468,000 per year. Timothy’s net worth in 2023 is thus calculated to be around $1.5 million. His current contract with Lille expires June 30, 2024.
|Net worth (2023)||$1.5 million|
|Annual salary (with Lille)||£468,000|
Timothy Weah Biography
|Full name||Timothy Tarpeh Weah|
|Years active (national career)||2018 – present|
|Date of birth||22 February 2000|
|Nationality||American, French, Liberian|
|National team||United States|
|Parents||Clar Weah (mother) George Weah (father)|
Timothy Weah Professional Career
When he was little, Timothy’s father George Weah taught him how to play the game. Tim later joined the Rosedale Soccer Club in Queens, New York, owned by his uncle. He further moved to France in 2014 and joined the Paris Saint-Germain Academy.Weah scored a hat-trick in his first start with the team. In 2017, Weah signed a three-year professional contract the Paris Saint-Germain club but moved to Celtic on a six-month loan deal in 2019. Weah wasn’t able to play much for the Celtics assoon he was selected in the US squad for the Under-20 World Cup. Later in 2019, Weah signed a five-year deal with Lille but missed most of the season due to injury. Weah started and scored his first goal for Lille in his second season.
Before he made his full debut for the senior national team, Weah has been a part of their U15, U17, U20 and U23 teams. While in the senior team, Timothy made his first international goal in his very first international start, becoming the fourth-youngest player to score for the United States.
FIFA 2022 & Timothy Weah
In a critical 2022 FIFA World Cup match held between the group B teams United States and Wales, Timothy Weah was able to score one goal for his team thus preventing US from facing a defeat. With his goal, the States were able to finish the match with a 1-1 draw.
With the assist of teammate Christian Pulisic, Weah was able to score a goal with just one touch. Christian was the creative engine of the team’s attack who was assisted by Josh Sargent. Once Sargent passed the ball to Pulisic, he made no mistake and led the ball past various Welsh defenders and passed it to Weah who led it past the goalpost thus securing a goal. It was the US that has the upper hand during the first half of the game but the Wales later led the match to a draw by scoring a goal thus making the score 1-1.
Personal Life of Timothy Weah
Timothy Weah was born on February 20, 2000 in Brooklyn, New York to George Weah and Clar Weah. George Weah is among the greatest football players from Africa who has been awarded with honors including FIFA World Player of the Year (1996), Ballon d’Or (1995) and many more. George is currently serving as the 25th President of Liberia. He is the first African former professional footballer to become a head of state and also the first and only player to win Ballon d’Or award while representing an African country.
Timothy has two older siblings, George Jr. and Tita. George Jr. was also a professional soccer player. Apart from this, his cousins Kyle Duncan and Patrick Weah are also professional soccer players who play for New York Red Bulls and Minnesota United respectively. Timothy has the citizenship of America, France and Liberia but he chose to play for the United nations national team, despite being pursued by French associations.
1 (FIFA World Cup 2022 in a match against Wales)
Renowned African former soccer player George Weah.