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Weah's Cousin on football trial in Australia

The Liberian who has scored 98 goals in 142 games is said to possess lethal foot and power in the air. He is said to achieved a cult status in Indonesia.

Having another Liberia's favorite son as a cousin could be seen as burden for a young footballer, but not so for Liberian international Stephen Weah, currently under the eye of A-league club Sydney FC.

Tribalfootball.com reports that the ace Liberian striker is on a trial spell with one of Australia's top clubs.

Weah(Stephen) has been capped twelve times for Liberia and has eight international goals for his country. Weah has already forged a successful career in Asia where he has reported 98 goals in 142 league games.

"Being so close, I was tempted by invitations to play in Australia, weah tells Tribalfootball.com. Now 28, Weah says he feels ready to the challenge of the new Australian competition.

Weah's lethal foot and power in the air, has seen him achieve cult status in Indonesia, but he knows that making it in Australia is a tougher assignment.

"I thank Sydney FC for the invitation for a trial and I hope that my football skills can deliver me a contract," Weah said.

"My fiancÚ is Australian and a football fan. We met in Bali and she has told me so much about the Australian league," Weah told Tribalfootball.com.

"I really want to play there as I have seen some of the names linked to the league," Weah said.