Apart from seeing them in their respective clubs and countries jerseys, little or nothing is known about most of Africa’s top soccer stars.
Below are some of them with their spouses.
George And Clar Weah
Former World footballer of the year, George Oppong Weah, and his wife, Clar got married during his active playing career in France in the early 90’s.
Clar, in her late 30’s is an astute backer of her husband’s career during his numerous moves from club to club, and his foray in to the world of politics.
George, reputed to be one of the most successful footballer in the world, won three top awards, African Footballer of the year, European Footballer of the year, FIFA World Footballer of the Year, all in the year 1995.
After retirement from active soccer, he contested in the presidential election of his native country, Liberia in 2005 losing to current president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in a keenly contested election.
They are blessed with four children.