Liberia President George Weah has encouraged Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen to win more Italian Serie A titles for Napoli additionally thrust to win one or more Ballon d’Or.

George Weah who is the primary and the as it were African player to win the Ballon d’Or expressed this in a long post on his confirmed Facebook page which he shared to salute Osimhen for breaking his record in Italy.

Recall that Victor Osimhen who has been within the frame of his life scored his 47th Serie A objective against Fiorentina final end of the week to ended up the primary African player to score that much in Serie A history.


George Weah who went through four seasons at AC Milan where he won two Serie A titles has been the holder of the record within the past 24 a long time.

After Osimhen broke the record, the 24-year-old Nigerian worldwide took to his social media pages to pay tribute to Liberia’s president.

In reaction to the tribute, George Weah hailed the Nigerian star whose 23 alliance objectives this season made a difference Napoli to win their to begin with Scudetto in 33 a long time.

The 56-year-old Weah composed, “My sincere congrats to you, Victor Osimhen! I am exceptionally happy merely have fulfilled a major turning point in your football career, after scoring your 47th objective within the Italian Serie A association.

“The records appear that with this objective, which you gotten on Sunday, May 7, 2023, when your group Napoli went against Fiorentina, effectively makes you the African with the most elevated scoring record within the Italian Serie A association – outperforming my account of 46 objectives.

“I am so glad of your abuses and praise you on this surprising accomplishment, which could be a result of your difficult work, devotion, and constancy. I am moreover satisfied together with your kind words of honor in tribute to me, upon coming to such a monster point of reference.

“However, I need to rebuke you not to be substance. There are numerous more of my records for you to break. I wish you to go on to attain more prominent victory.

“I observed your objective against Udinese when your 52nd-minute header won the Scudetto for Napoli. Your development, your enthusiasm, your assurance, and your starvation brought back numerous recollections to me. I hold up for your 100th objective in all competitions in Italy so simply can celebrate (but don’t remove your shirt like I did otherwise you will get a yellow card).

“You have won one Scudetto. Extraordinary! When I won my to begin with Scudetto with Milan, I said to myself, ‘Why one, why not two?’ I went on to win another Scudetto with Milan. I went on to win the Ballon d’Or. So, why not two or more for you Victor?”

Liberia’s president included, “The sky is your limit. Along with your devotion, commitment, lowliness, and difficult work, you’ll prevail the world. Africa needs another world’s best. Africa needs another European Best. You Victor, can convey that for us.

“The records that I set were implied not as a challenge, but as a inspiration to you and other African Players. We have the leading of gifts. You’ve got to stay humble, tireless, and centered. Do not be occupied.

“There are numerous extraordinary African players in European alliances. They are as of now up against the obstacles of playing against numerous chances in alliances and stadiums so distant absent from domestic which display challenges for them; so to defeat the chances and climb to the best is worth our commendation.“May you proceed to surge forward. My supplications are with you. My favors are moreover with you. I am establishing for you Victor!”