Sporting heroes in politics

The World Today Updated 18 November 2020 Published 12 February 2018 1 minute READ

George Weah, the former Chelsea, Manchester City and AC Milan star, became the first footballer to be elected president when he took the oath of office in the Liberian capital Freetown on January 22. With politics becoming more of a spectator sport, here are five sporting celebrities who have gone into politics.

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