International Soccer Star George Weah Wins Liberia's Presidential Runoff03:50
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People gather to celebrate the victory of former soccer star George Weah in Liberia's presidential runoff, on Dec. 28, 2017 in Monrovia. (Seyllou/AFP/Getty Images)
People gather to celebrate the victory of former soccer star George Weah in Liberia's presidential runoff, on Dec. 28, 2017 in Monrovia. (Seyllou/AFP/Getty Images)
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George Weah, a former international soccer star turned politician and senator, has won the presidential election runoff in Liberia, defeating the current vice president, who conceded Friday.

Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti gets the latest from NPR's Ofeibea Quist-Arcton (@ofeibeaq).

This segment aired on December 29, 2017.

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