Timothy Weah Biography, Career, Family, Height and Net Worth
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Who is Timothy Weah?
Timothy Tarpeh Weah is a popular American professional soccer player who plays as a winger for Ligue 1 club Lille and the United States national team. Weah is the son of former professional soccer player, Ballon d’Or winner, and President of Liberia, George Weah. He made his senior debut for Paris Saint-Germain in March 2018 and received his first senior international cap for the United States.
Timothy Weah Career
Timothy was trained in soccer by his father and played while in Florida for West Pines United. This was prior to moving back to New York and joining the Rosedale Soccer Club in Queens, New York, owned by his uncle. For 3 seasons, Weah played with BW Goyyschee a team in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy system and transferred in 2013 to the New York Red Bulls Academy. At the age of 13, he had a trial with Chelsea. He then relocated to France to join the Paris Saint-Germain Academy in 2014. In Weah’s first start with the academy team, he scored a hat-trick in an 8-1 win for PSG against Bulgarian side Ludogorets Razgrad in the UEFA Youth.
Timothy signed a three-year professional deal with French club PSG, on July 3, 2017, joining the club that his father had played for in the 1990s. He then spent most of the season with the reserves in the Championnat National 2 and the under-19 team in the UEFA Youth League. On March 3, 2018, he was named to the first-team unit for a Ligue 1 fixture over Troyes AC. The club’s starting forwards were rested for an upcoming Champions League game. Waeh came on as a substitute in the 79th minute of the game and had a goal-scoring chance in stoppage time that was saved by the Troyes goalkeeper.
He then made his first start for PSG in a 0-0 draw against SM Caen on the final day of the Ligue 1 season. On August 4, 2018, Waeh scored his first competitive goal for the team in a 4-0 victory over Monaco in the Trophee des Champions. He then scored his first league goal after a week in PSG’s season opener, a 3-0 victory against Caen.
Loan to Celtic
Waeh joined Celtic on a six-month loan contract on January 7, 2019, and stated that he was ”in love” with the club. He then made his debut on January 19, as a 69th-minute substitute for Scott Sinclair in a Scottish Cup 4th round at home to Airdrieonians and scored in a 3-0 victory. His second goal for the club, and his first in the league, came in a 4-0 win against St. Mirren on January 23, 2019. Waeh was then added to Celtic’s Europa League team in February 2019. With Celtic, Waeh won the Scottish Premiership and the team proceeded to the Scottish Cup final. In May 2019, his loan spell at Celtic was ended early by the club after Waeh was picked to the US team for the Under-20 World Cup, leading to him missing the Scottish Cup final.
How old is Timothy Waeh?
Timothy Tarpeh Waeh is aged 22 years as of 2022, having been born on February 22, 2000, in Brooklyn, New York, United States. He shares his birthday with famous people including Alexa Rivera Villegas, Slayyy Hailey, Steve Irwin, Drew Barrymore, James Blunt, Thomas Jane, Rachel Dratch, Julie Waters, and Julius Erving, among others.
Timothy Waeh Family
Who are Timothy Waeh’s parents?
Timothy Tarpeh Waeh was born in Brooklyn, New York to George Weah and his wife Clar. His father is a former professional soccer player, a Ballon d’Or winner, and the 25th President of Liberia. His mother is Jamaican while his father is Liberian, who was elected as the 25th president in 2018 after serving 3 years in the Senate of Liberia.
Does Timothy Waeh have siblings?
Waeh was born into a family of three children as the youngest. He has two older siblings, brother George Jr. Wade and sister Tita Wade. He also has two known cousins, Kyle Duncan and Patrick Weah. Kyle plays soccer for New York Red Bulls in Major League Soccer. Patrick was signed to a homegrown player deal by Minnesota United at the age of 17, in 2021.
Timothy Waeh Education
Waeh trained in football at the U.S. Soccer Development Academy system, prior to joining the New York Red Bulls Academy in 2013. He then joined the Paris Saint-Germain Academy in 2014 after relocating to France. He has not shared his academic background and qualifications with the media.
Timothy Waeh Interests
Waeh enjoys producing trap soul music and is fluent in French and English. He is also a close friend of fellow soccer player Tyler Adams. Waeh started training in soccer at a very young age trained by his father, a former professional player.
Timothy Waeh Girlfriend
Waeh is currently single and not married. He has not been linked to any relationships by the media and has kept his personal life very private.
Timothy Waeh Kids
Waeh is not married or linked to any relationships and does not have any children of his own to date.
Timothy Waeh Height
Waeh has a well-built, athletic, and physically fit body. He has an impressive height of 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) and a weight of 66 kg (145 lbs).
Weah signed a five-year contract with Lille on June 29, 2019, beginning on July 1. He then made his debut starting in a 2-1 home victory against Nantes on August 11. Waeh played 68 minutes prior to being substituted for Yusuf Yazici. He made 3 appearances for the club in the 2019-20 season but missed out for most of the season because of an injury. Waeh suffered 2 hamstring injuries that kept him out of the bulk of the Ligue 1 season. The first injury was sustained in a game over Amiens SC, keeping him out for 6 months. The 2nd injury occurred in his first match back with the team in a game over Olympique de Marseille.
Timothy made his comeback from injury in the 2020-21 Ligue 1 season, during the team’s second match of the season. He then came on in the 79th minute of the match over Stade de Reims for Burak Yilmaz and played 16 minutes. On the following Europa League matchday, he began and scored his first goal for Lille in a 3-2 defeat by his former club Celtic. Waeh then came on as a substitute over Dijon FCO and scored his first Ligue 1 goal for Lille, capping off a 2-0 win.
Aside from the United States, he was eligible to represent Jamaica, France, and Liberia, through residency and his parents’ citizenship. He said that his decision to represent the U.S. ”wasn’t hard at all” and was centered on his love of the country and his teammates. Waeh reportedly turned down offers from the French Football Federation to join the French program.
Timothy has represented the U.S. on various youth national teams, starting with a call-up to train with the under-14 team in 2012. He was picked to join the under-15 team at the Tournament delle Nazioni in Italy, scoring the winning goal in the final over Austria. Waeh was then called up to the under-17 team, under the management of former under-15 coach John Hackworth, in December 2015 for a series of friendlies in Florida. He then joined the squad for the Montaigu Tournament, which the U.S. won after he scored in the final over hosts France. In another set of friendlies in Florida, he made 3 substitute appearances and scored twice. Waeh was part of the under-17 team that completed second in the 2017 CONCACAF U-17 Championship, scoring 2 goals.
He was then picked to represent the U.S. at the 2017 FIFA Under-17 World Cup in India. In the team’s first knockout stage match, he scored a hat-trick in a 5-0 win against Paraguay. The hat trick was the first one recorded by a United States men’s national team player at any level in the knockout stages of a World Cup. It was also the fifth overall for any American male player at a World Cup. He was then named to the United States team for the 2019 FIFA Under-20 World Cup in Poland. Waeh scored twice in the tournament, over Qatar in the group stage to qualify for the knockout stage, and over Ecuador in their quarterfinal loss.
Timothy made his full debut for the senior national team in a 1-0 friendly victory over Paraguay on March 27, 2018. He entered the game as a substitute for fellow debutant Marky Delgado n the 86th minute. Waeh was the first player born in the 2000s to receive a senior cap for the United States. On May 28, 2018, his first international start, he scored his first international goal against Bolivia. He became the 4th-youngest player to score for the U.S. ahead of Josh Sargent, who scored his first earlier in the match.
Timothy Waeh Net Worth
American professional soccer player, Waeh plays as a winger for Ligue 1 club Lille and the United States national team. He has been active as a pro from 2017 to the present, and as a youth from 2010 to 2017. Timothy has a net worth of around $1.5 million as of 2022.