PSG hands U.S. youth international Timothy Weah, son of former star George, a two-year contract

Ballon d'Or-winner George Weah's son, Timothy, has been awarded a youth contract until 2018 by his former club Paris Saint-Germain.

Paris Saint-Germain have announced United States youth international Timothy Weah, son of former star George, has agreed a two-year youth contract with the club.

Having impressed while representing PSG's Under-17 side, Weah has agreed to a deal which ties him to the Ligue 1 champion until 2018.

George represented the club from the French capital between 1992 and 1995, winning the Ballon d'Or for the latter year shortly after moving to AC Milan.

The former Liberia international expressed his delight at seeing his son, a dual national of France and the U.S., join one of his former sides.

"I am very proud and very happy to see my son grow into this great club that is Paris Saint-Germain," Weah told the club's official website."I player here too of course, for me it is a great pride.

"I hope the club will continue to grow, to become one of the biggest teams in the world."

Timothy Weah has represented the U.S. at the Under-15 and Under-17 levels.