Zapping Our Mondial Top10 Ligue1 Scorers – Day 13
Timothy Weah knows Ligue 1 well. Passed through Paris Saint-Germain before joining Lille, the striker has already won the French championship three times at just 21 years old. The New York native is gaining momentum, but has difficulty establishing himself as a holder among the Mastiffs. Having a good experience in the elite with already 47 games on his counter, the Lille has sent a message to the critics of Ligue 1.
“I think that over time, Ligue 1 will get the respect it deserves. Obviously, people who throw ‘farmers league’ are ignorant. It is even ridiculous. But for me it’s one of the toughest championships in the world. Ligue 1 is very physical, with a very high pace. It’s completely different from a championship which is more technical. All the teams are strong and you just have to look at the standings. Teams like Angers, Lens are just behind PSG. There is a close fight between all the teams and it shows that the championship is very competitive. In my opinion, this is one of the best leagues for a young player, ”the American told Goal.
Ligue 1 is often criticized around the world for its level. Far from agreeing with these detractors, Timothy Weah defended the French championship. The American believes that young people can flourish there.