African Footballers: Paul Pogba’s player profile. Paul Labile Pogba a Guinean professional who is a French professional footballer who plays for Serie A club Juventus and the France national team.
He operates primarily as a central midfielder, but can be deployed as a left winger, attacking midfielder, defensive midfielder and deep-lying playmaker. Here’s what we know about him in his player profile:
Here are a few answers to questions about Paul Pogba like: How old is he? What African country is he from? what is his net-worth? who is his brother? what documentary was he involved in? what injury did he sustain and what is the latest news on him?
Who is Paul Pogba? Personal life?
Full name: Paul Labile Pogba
Date of Birth: 15 March 1993 (age 29)
Height: 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight: 84 kgs
Occupation: Professional footballer
Current team: Juventus
Paul Pogba’s family life
Pogba was born in Lagny-sur-Marne, Seine-et-Marne, to Guinean parents. He is of the Muslim faith.
He has two older brothers who are twins – Florentin and Mathias – born in Guinea, who are also footballers and play for the Guinean national team.
Florentin currently plays as a defender for ATK Mohun Bagan, while Mathias most recently played as a forward for ASM Belfort.
Paul Pogba was born in Lagny-sur-Marne, Pogba joined the youth team of Ligue 1 side Le Havre in 2007, before a protracted transfer brought him to Manchester United two years later.
Paul Pogba’s career, profile in the field of football
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.
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 was the highest paid by an English club until 2021. In his first season back, he won the League Cup and the Europa League. In the 2018–19 season, he was named in the PFA Team of the Year.
Internationally, Pogba captained France to victory at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup and took home the award for the Best Player for his performances during the tournament. He made his debut for the senior team a year later and featured prominently at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, where he was awarded the Best Young Player Award for his performances.
He later represented his nation at UEFA Euro 2016 on home soil, where he finished as a runner-up, before winning the 2018 FIFA World Cup, scoring in the final.
Paul Pogba Net-worth
Paul Pogba has a net worth of $125 million. Pogba is one of the most prominent figures in the game today
Is Paul Pogba dating or in a relationship?
He has been married to Bolivian model María Zulay Salaues since 2019, and they have three children together with the recent one being born this year 2023.
Pogba is also multilingual; other than his native French, he is also fluent in English, Italian and Spanish.
Latest news on Pogba
Former Manchester United player Paul Pogba reveals his older brother, Mathias, being part of a group-organised extortion attempt. We wrote about it here: Paul Pogba reveals extortion attempt by his brother and organised gang
Random facts about Paul Pogba
- Growing up, Pogba was a fan of Arsenal.
- Pogba began his football career at the age of six playing for US Roissy-en-Brie, a few miles south of his hometown.
- Paul Pogba’s Instagram.
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