Last updated on August 5th, 2023 at 01:19 pm
Facts About Paul Pogba
|Celebrated Name||Paul Pogba|
|Age||30 Years Old|
|Nick Name||Paul Pogba|
|Birth Name||Paul Pogba|
|Place Of Birth||Lagny-sur-Marne, France|
|Father||Fassou Antoine Pogba|
|Height||6 feet 3 inches|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Net Worth||$125 million|
|Current Team||Juventus FC (#10 / Midfielder), France national football team (#15 / Midfielder)|
|Links||Facebook Twitter Instagram Wikipedia|
Paul Labile Pogba, professionally known as Paul Pogba is a French professional football player. He currently plays for Serie A Club Juventus, and also represents France National Team. He plays in the central midfielder position. He can also play in other positions as an attacking midfielder, defensive midfielder, or deep-lying playmaker. He started his amateur football career from Roissy-en-Brie in 1999 and played for Torcy and Le Havre before joining Manchester United youth system in 2009. In 2012, he joined Italian side Juventus, where he won four consecutive Serie A titles and reached the 2015 UEFA Champions League Final as well with the club. In 2016, Pogba returned to Manchester United for a then-world record transfer fee of 105 million Euro. He is the fourth-most expensive Association Football after he returned to Manchester United. On 11 July 2022, Juventus announced Pogba's return on a four-year contract. He is the recipient of 2013 Golden Boy award, 2014 Bravo Award, and UEFA Europa League Player of the Season for the 2016-2017 season. Furthermore, the Frenchman also won the FIFA World Cup Best Young Player award in 2014. He was one of the key players of France national team that reached the 2016 Euro Cup Final and won the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
What is Paul Pogba Famous For?
- His goal celebration, the Dab,
- He is criticized for taking time during penalty run-up.
- Fourth Most Expensive Association Football transfer.
- known for a rare mix of technical ability, range of passing, physicality, ball-winning abilities, and creativity on the pitch.
- 2018 FIFA World Cup Winner.
Where was Paul Pogba Born?
The full name of Pogba is Paul Labile Pogba. He was born on 15 March 1993, in Lagny-Sur-Marne, France. His zodiac is Pisces. He holds French nationality. He was born to a father, Fassou Antoine Pogba, and a mother, Yeo Pogba. He belongs to Guinean descent. He has two older twin brothers. They are named Florentin and Mathias and they both are also footballers. Pogba grew up as an Arsenal fan. And his idol is Brazilian Ronaldo, who made him fall in love with football from his childhood. He started his youth career from local club Roissy-en-Brie. He then played for Torcy before joining professional club Le Havre.
Paul Pogba's Football Career
Pogba joined Manchester United Youth system in 2009. His previous club Le Havre accused Manchester United of luring/stealing Pogba. FIFA judge cleared all the accusations and Manchester United completed Pogba transfer in October 2009. Initially, he played for Manchester United youth team and made his Premier League debut in January 2012 under Sir Alex Ferguson.
Pogba was not given much playing time at Manchester United. Thus, he moved to Italian club Juventus in August 2012 on a four-year deal. Pogba went on winning four consecutive Serie A titles, two Coppa Italia, and two Supercoppa Italiana with Juventus. He also won Golden Boy award, Bravo Award, and several others during his tenure at Juventus. He quickly established himself as a key player for the team, helping them win four consecutive Serie A titles and reach the UEFA Champions League final in 2015. Pogba's performances for Juventus earned him widespread acclaim and he was named to the UEFA Team of the Year in 2015.
Return to Manchester United
Pogba returned to Manchester United in August 2016. The club signed him on the world record transfer fee of 105 million Euro, with additional bonuses of 5 million. Pogba surpassed Gareth Bale and became the expensive footballer of that time. Pogba has won an EFL Cup and a UEFA Europa League till date at Manchester United. He attracted criticism for his inconsistency and perceived lack of effort. He has also been involved in several controversies, including a public feud with former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho. He helped Manchester United win the Europa League and EFL Cup in 2017.
Mourinho was sacked after Manchester United lost 3-1 to Liverpool. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was appointed an interim manager of the club. Pogba came back into the form under Solskjaer. However, Machester United finished in the 6th place behind league winner, Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea, Tottenham, and Arsenal. They were eliminated by Spanish club Barcelona from the UEFA Champions League 2018-19.
Return to Juventus
On 11 July 2022, Juventus announced Pogba's return on a four-year contract. On 26 July, Pogba injured the meniscus in his knee and was sidelined for two months. The injury later required surgery that ruled him out until at least after the 2022 FIFA World Cup. He eventually made his first appearance of the season, and his second debut for Juventus, as a substitute in a 4–2 win over Torino on 28 February 2023
International Career of Paul Pogba
Pogba made his international debut for the France national team on 22 March 2013 against Georgia in the World Cup 2014 qualifier match which France won 3-1.
He was instrumental in France’s run to the quarter-finals in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Pogba was named the Best Young Player of the Tournament and was included in the FIFA World Cup All-Star Team.
Pogba also played a crucial role in France's triumph at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, scoring a goal in the final against Croatia. He was named Man of the Match in the final and was included in the FIFA World Cup Dream Team. Pogba's performances throughout the tournament were widely praised, and he established himself as one of the best midfielders in the world. Pogba was ruled out of the 2022 FIFA World Cup following knee surgery.
Who is Paul Pogba Married to?
He is very close to his family. His twin brothers Florentin Pogba and Mathias Pogba are also footballers. They play for Guinea. Paul Pogba is very close to his mother. When talking about his relationship, he is unmarried. But he is engaged to Bolivian model Maria Zulay Salaues. The couple reportedly started dating in 2017. They were seen together in Los Angeles. The couple has one child together.
How Tall is Paul Pogba?
One of the most expensive footballers in the world, Paul Pogba stands 1.91 m tall ie six feet and three inches. He has a dark brown eye color and his hair color is black. He usually dyes his hair Blonde. He has a body weight of 84 kg. His chest size is 44 inches, Biceps is 15 inches, and Waist size is 33 inches. He has an athletic body build and maintained his body perfectly fit.
What is the Net Worth of Paul Pogba?
The 30-years old player is one of the most expensive footballers in the world. In 2016, Premier League club Manchester United signed him for a then-record transfer fee of 105 million Euro. On 11 July 2022, Juventus announced Pogba's return on a four-year contract. He has earned quite a fortune playing fortune. He has a sponsorship deal with sportswear and equipment supplier Adidas. He appeared in Adidas 2018 World Cup commercials. As of 2023, the net worth of Paul Pogba is estimated at around $125 million.
Trivias About Paul Pogba You Need To Know.
- Paul Pogba is the Ninth-most expensive Association Football transfer (£105 M, from Juventus to Manchester United in 2016).