PITTSBURGH — There are athletes throughout the household of former Pitt Panthers vast receiver Jester Weah. His cousin, Tim Weah is a striker on the US Males’s Nationwide Group and an excellent one at that. He notched the primary purpose of the 2022 World Cup for the Individuals of their opener towards Wales. He put the USMNT up 1-0 within the thirty sixth minute off a wonderful feed from star midfielder Christian Pulisic.
Tim’s velocity streaking down the center of the Wales protection was paying homage to Jester’s trademark breakaway velocity he utilized so typically whereas at Pitt. Jester was productive throughout his time as a Panther, accounting for 77 catches, 1566 yards – a median yards per catch of 20.3 – and 14 touchdowns over three seasons. He hung out with the Bears, Washington Soccer Group and Texans after leaving Pitt.
Tim has been a fixture of the USMNT since 2018. That is his first World Cup look and he has taken full benefit of his pretty new beginning position. Weah has scored three targets and added a pair of assists over his 25 appearances with the USMNT. Household lineage made him eligible to play for Jamaica, Liberia or France, however he elected to stay with the American staff.
Tim’s father and Jester’s uncle, George was additionally a soccer star. He grew to become the primary African participant to win the celebrated Ballon d’Or in 1995 whereas enjoying for Paris Saint Germain. He’s additionally the incumbent president of Libera.
Be sure to bookmark Inside the Panthers for the newest information, unique interviews, recruiting protection and a lot extra!
Scroll to Proceed