Paul Pogba Age – Height, Net Worth & Girlfriend – Biography

Paul Pogba Age – Height, Net Worth & Girlfriend – Biography

Paul Pogba Age – Height, Net Worth & Girlfriend – Biography – (French pronunciation: ​[pɔl pɔgba]; born 15 March 1993) is a French professional footballer who plays for Premier League club Manchester United and the French national team. He operates primarily as a central midfielder, but can also be deployed as an attacking midfielder, defensive midfielder, and deep-lying playmaker.

Paul Pogba Age

Paul Pogba Age – Height, Net Worth & Girlfriend – Biography

Full name: Paul Labile Pogba
Date of birth: 15 March 1993
Place of birth: Lagny-sur-Marne, France
Height: 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Nationality: French
Salary: 1.51 crores GBP (2016)
Playing position(s): Midfielder
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Early life

Pogba was born in Lagny-Sur-Marne, Seine-et-Marne, to Guinean parents. He is Muslim. 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 for Atlanta United and Mathias plays for Manchego. Growing up, Pogba was a fan of Arsenal.


Club career
Early career

“Ronaldo is my footballing role model and the player that made me fall in love with football. I was enthralled by him as I used to play upfront when I was younger.”
Pogba on his idol, former Brazilian forward Ronaldo.
Pogba began his football career at the age of six playing for US Roissy-en-Brie, a few miles south of his hometown. He spent seven seasons at the club before joining US Torcy, where he served as captain of the club’s under-13 team.


International career

Pogba began his international career for France with the national youth football team and earned caps at all levels for which he was eligible. Prior to his international debut, Pogba was named captain of the under-16 team by coach Guy Ferrier. He made his youth international debut on 23 September 2008 in the team’s opening match of the campaign against Wales in Llanelli. France won the match 4–2. Under Pogba’s leadership, the team recorded impressive victories over Uruguay and Italy in the Tournoi du Val-de-Marne and defeated the Republic of Ireland by a combined score of 8–2 over the course of two matches. On 31 January 2009, he scored his first youth international goal in the 2009 Aegean Cup Final against Norway. The goal gave France a 1–0 lead and the team won the match 2–1 to win the tournament.


Style of play

Primarily a central midfielder, although he is also capable of playing on the left, in a holding role, as a deep-lying playmaker, in a box-to-box role, or even as an attacking midfielder, Pogba has been described by his club Manchester United as a “powerful, skillful, and creative” player who has “an eye for goal and a penchant for the spectacular.” He is also capable of playing as an offensive-minded central midfielder, who will often drift out wide, known as the “mezzala” role in Italy. During his time in Italy, he gained the nicknames Il Polpo Paul (“Paul the Octopus”) for his long legs that look like tentacles during tackling or running and “Pogboom” for his explosive playing style and energy 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. His characteristics and playing role in midfield initially led him to be compared with former France international Patrick Vieira in his youth.


Media and sponsorships

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. From 1)Wikipedia

References   [ + ]

1. Wikipedia

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