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Paul Labile Pogba
Paul Labile Pogba is a French professional footballer who plays for one of premier league top clubs; Manchester United. He was born on 15th March 1993 in Lagny-Sur-Marne, Paris. He is 27 years of age. He originates originally from Guinea. He operates primarily as a central midfielder, but can also be deployed as an attacking midfielder, defensive midfielder, and deep-lying playmaker. He currently wears the number 6 jersey in Manchester United. In his youth career, he’s played for 4 clubs; Roissy-en-brie, Torcy, Le Havre & Manchester United. He has twin brothers who are also professional footballers namely; Mathias Pogba and Florentine Pogba.
Some of the reputable milestones he has won so far in his footballing career are; In 2013, Paul was among the France U-20 squad who went on to win the U-20 World Cup in Turkey. Thereafter, Paul went on to win the World Cup in 2018 with his goal counting amongst the goals scored at the final against Croatia to secure the win for France.
After beginning his senior career with Manchester United two years later, limited appearances persuaded him to depart to join Italian side Juventus on a free transfer in 2012, where he helped the club to four consecutive Serie A titles, as well as two Coppa Italia and two Supercoppa Italiana titles. During his time in Italy, Pogba further established himself as one of the most promising young players in the world, and received the Golden Boy award in 2013, followed by the Bravo Award in 2014. In 2016, Pogba was named to the 2015 UEFA Team of the Year, as well as the 2015 FIFA FIFPro World XI, after helping Juventus to the 2015 UEFA Champions League Final, their first in 12 years. Pogba’s performances at Juventus led to him returning to Manchester United in 2016 for a then-world record transfer fee of €105 million (£89.3 million). The fee paid for him remains the highest paid by an English club. In his first season back, he won the League Cup and the Europa League. In the 2018-19 season, he was named to the PFA Team of the Year.
While growing up Pogba was a fan of Arsenal FC. Pogba has a sponsorship deal with sportswear and equipment supplier Adidas. He wears Adidas Predator football boots which he has promoted in commercials. He appeared in an Adidas 2018 World Cup commercial along with other players in the Adidas stable, including David Beckham, Lionel Messi and Mohamed Salah, as well as American singer Pharrell Williams.
Appearing in EA Sports’ FIFA video game series, Pogba’s goal celebration, ‘the Dab’, was first featured in FIFA 17. Pogba, with his brothers Florentin and Mathias, attended the 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards in London, where Paul with English actress, Natalie Dormer were presented the “Best Song” award to Canadian singer, Shawn Mendes.
During his time in Italy with the Serie A side, Juventus, he gained the nickname “Paul The Octopus” which signifies his long legs that looks like tentacles during tackling or running and “Pogboom” for his explosive playing style and energy off and on the pitch. A large, quick, hard-working and physically strong player, he excels in the air, and is also known for his stamina, as well as his powerful and accurate striking ability from distance; he has also drawn praise for his finesse, technique, flair, and dribbling skills, as well as his ability to hold up the ball, Pogba is also an effective free kick and penalty taker. He is currently engaged to Zulay Pogba with his kid Shakur Pogba.
While at Manchester United in the 18/19 football season, Pogba has suffered racist abuse from the fans which started from his bad run of form at the middle of the season under his boss Jose Mourinho and then went on to suffer injuries with media speculations rumored around on his move to top clubs Real Madrid and Juventus. With the latest effect signing of Ole Gunnar Solksjaer; Bruno Fernandes, with the deal done at the transfer window in January, there has been a turn around of form lately in the squad with fans hopeful of the return of Pogba, to see the two football stars collaborate in the midfield and lead the club to glory after the coronavirus pandemic.
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