Arsene Wenger invited to George Weah's inauguration but will only attend under one condition
Wenger was Weah's manager at French side Monaco between 1988 and 1992.
George Weah won the Liberia’s presidential run off poll last month with more than 60% of the vote would like to have his former manager at his inauguration ceremony slated for January 22
"I have been invited by George to come to the day where he will be the President" he told the media.
Wenger was Weah's manager at French side Monaco between 1988 and 1992 but he is not sure he will able to attend.
"I believe I will be busy but if I am suspended I will have time to go." He added
The Arsenal coach is facing a Football Association disciplinary hearing for various comments he made about referees in recent weeks.
The Arsenal boss said what Weah has achieved is unbelievable and sounds like a movie.
"The life of this guy is a real film. It is unbelievable. It can make a fantastic film," said an excited Wenger.
"I remember when I saw him the first time at Monaco, coming in a bit lost, not knowing anybody, not being rated by anybody as a player and becoming the best player in the world in 1995 and today becoming the president of his country.”
The Liberian president at a past interview with FIFA TV said Wenger treated him like his son in France when racism was at its peak.
Wenger also recalled the passion and love Weah had for Liberia.
"I went with George during the period when there was war in Liberia and I have seen how much he suffered for his country,""That was the thing which was continuous in his country, the love for his country and for his people.
"Today when I look back I see him crying when war was on in Liberia so it's a happy story” he said.
Wenger finalised by wishing his former player a happy presidency.
"I wish he has a happy presidency and I would like to say this guy is an example for everybody who plays football today."
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