Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said that he has been invited by the new Liberia president George Weah to his inauguration later this month , BBC Sport reports .
Wenger was Weah ’ s manager at French side Monaco between 1988 and 1992 but he is not sure he will able to attend .
“I have been invited by George to come to the day where he will be the President ,” he said .
“I believe I will be busy but if I am suspended ( for his comments on referees ) I will have time to go.”
Wenger is facing a Football Association disciplinary hearing for various comments he made about referees in recent weeks .
The Arsenal boss admits he still finds it hard to believe what Weah has achieved .
“The life of this guy is a real film . It is unbelievable . It can make a fantastic film ,” said an excited Wenger .
“I remember when I saw him the first time at Monaco, coming in a bit lost , not knowing anybody , not being rated by anybody as a player and becoming the best player in the world in 1995 and today becoming the president of his country .
Wenger also recalled the passion and love Weah had for Liberia .
“I went with George during the period when there was war in Liberia and I have seen how much he suffered for his country ,” Wenger added .
“That was the thing which was continuous in his country , the love for his country and for his people . Today when I look back I see him crying when war was on in Liberia so it’s a happy story .
“I wish he has a happy presidency and I would like to say this guy is an example for everybody who plays football today . ”
Weah won a presidential run off poll last month beating Joseph Boakai with more than 60 % of the vote .
He will succeed Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa ’s first elected female president .
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