Pele Congratulates USMNT’s Tim Weah On His World Cup Goal

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Sports Illustrated

By Jelani Scott The Brazilian legend sent an encouraging message to the American forward following his goal against Wales. At a time when the sports world is fixated on Qatar for the 2022 World Cup, a historic moment in the United States’s opener against Wales prompted a special message from one of the game’s most iconic figures. The U.S. men’s national team took an early lead on Monday when forward Tim Weah scored a goal in 38th minute, making the 22-year-old the first USMNT player to score a World Cup goal in eight years. Although the match ultimately ended in a 1-1 draw, Weah’s goal captiva…

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