Liberian President, George Weah rewarded each player of the Super Eagles with a cash gift of $2,000 each for honouring his invitation for a friendly game to retire his Liberia No 14 jersey.
footballive gathered that 1995 World Footballer of the Year was delighted that Nigeria presented a strong side including several last players from the recent Russia 2018 World Cup Squad.
“We were paid $2,000 each by the President of Liberia,” one of the players informed www.footballive.ngafter they were rewarded with the gift.
George Weah, 51, now many kilograms overweight and far from being match fit, played for 79 minutes in the 2-1 defeat in the friendly encounter against the Super Eagles.
In his playing days, the big striker featured for some of Europe’s best teams including PSG, Monaco, AC Milan and Chelsea.