This article is about iconic footballer Paul Pogba biography, his career and other interesting facts about him.
Paul Pogba Biography
Paul Labile Pogba was born on the 15th of March 1993 in Lagny- sur- Marne, Seine-et-Marne, France. He is a professional footballer who represents France National Team. He currently plays for the English Premier League giant Manchester United as an attacking midfielder, defensive midfielder and deep-lying playmaker. Previously, Paul Pogba had played for Juventus and also won four consecutive Serie A titles and reached the 2015 UEFA Champions League Final as well with the club. He also won the FIFA World Cup Best Young Player award in 2014 and FIFA U-20 World Cup Golden Ball in 2013.
Paul Pogba Age | Paul Pogba Biography
He is currently 26 years old and was born on the 15th of March 1993.
Paul Pogba Parents – Paul Pogba Brother
Pogba was born to Fassou Antoine Pogba (Father) and to Yeo Pogba (Mother). He has two older twin brothers and they are Florentin and Mathias. As a young boy he had always been talented in football. At the age of six, Pogba started to play for US Roissy-en-Brie and later joined Le Havre. He also began to play football alongside his elder brothers Florentin and Mathias. His brothers play for Atlanta United and Tours respectively.
Paul Pogba Transfer | Paul Pogba Biography
As Pogba began flourishing as a member of local youth teams, he got transferred to Manchester United in 2009. In 2012, he was persuaded to depart from Manchester United to Join Italian side Juventus on a free transfer. There in Italy, he aided the club to win four consecutive Serie A titles, two Coppa Italia and two Supercoppa Italiana titles. He established himself as one of the most promising young players in the world, he was awarded Golden Boy 2013 and Bravo Award in 2014. Paul Pogba was named in 2016 to the 2015 UEFA Team of the Year, and also to the 2015 FIFA FIFPro World XI, for his sterling performance which resulted in helping Juventus to the 2015 UEFA Champions League Final, their first in 12 years. His excellent form and performance at Juventus allowed him to return to Manchester United in 2016, for a then world record transfer fee of €105 million (£89.3 million); and the fee remains the highest paid by an English club. He won League cup and the Europa League in his first season back at Manchester United.
Paul Pogba International Career | Paul Pogba Biography
Paul Pogba has taken home several awards and honours in his footballing career. As an individual, the Frenchman has won FIFA U-20 World Cup Golden Ball award in 2013 and FIFA World Cup Best Young Player award in 2014. In addition, Pogba has also won Bravo Award and UEFA Europa League Player of the Season award recently.
Internationally, he 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. Paul Pogba debuted for the senior national team a year later, and featured prominently at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, and was also 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 after scoring in the final.
Furthermore, Pogba also won the FIFA World Cup Best Young Player award in 2014 and FIFA U-20 World Cup Golden Ball in 2013. In addition, he was recently named UEFA Europa League Player of the Season for the 2016-2017 season.
Paul Pogba Personal Life | Paul Pogba Biography
Paul Pogba has been in a couple of relationships. Recently, while holidaying in LA, he was spotted with a blonde beauty several times. Pogba has also taken her for a date at Hollywood Bistro TAO. However, he is yet to confirm their relationship. He also had an affair with Justin Bieber’s ex-girlfriend Chantel Jeffries, the couple were seen several times in the public. In addition, Chantel also travelled from London to Manchester to meet the midfielder. She also posted a video of Paul Pogba on her Instagram. Besides this, the star midfielder was also in a relationship with the African beauty ‘Dencia’. They spent many times at the Lowry Hotel. Currently, Pogba is single.
Paul Pogba Style of Play | Paul Pogba Biography
Primarily, Pogba is a central midfielder, though he can play on the left, as a deep-lying playmaker, in a holding role, in a box-to-box role, or even as an attacking midfielder. He has been described by Manchester United as a powerful, skilful, and creative player who has an eye for goal and a penchant for the spectacular. He has been nicknamed “Paul the Octopus” for his long legs that looks like tentacles when tackling or running. He is also well known for his energy on the pitch and stamina he is large, quick, hard-working and physically strong player, he has an accurate striking ability from distance. He has been often praised for his finesse, flair and dribbling skill. He is usually compared with Former France international, Patrick Vieria at his prime.
Paul Pogba Honours – Paul Pogba Awards Won
So far, Pogba has won many awards and honors in his football career.
- Serie A: 2012- 2013, 2013- 2014, 2014-2015, 2015- 2016.
- Coppa Italia: 2014- 2015, 2015- 2016
- Supercoppa Italiana: 2013, 2015
At Manchester United:
- EFL Cup: 2016- 2017
- UEFA Europa League: 2016-2017
- FIFA U-20 World Cup: 2013
- FIFA World Cup: 2018
- UEFA European Under- 17 Championship Team of the Tournament: 2010
- UEFA European Under- 19 Championship Team of the Tournament: 2012
- FIFA U-20 World Cup Golden Ball: 2013
- Golden Boy: 2013
- Serie A Team of the Year: 2013- 2014, 2014-2015, 2015-2016
- FIFA World Cup Best Young Player: 2014
- Bravo Award: 2014
- UEFA Team of the Year: 2015
- FIFA Ballon d’Or/ Ballon d’Or: 2015 (15th place), 2016 (14th place), 2018(15th place)
- FIFA FIFPro World XI: 2015
- FIFA FIFPro World XI 2nd team: 2016, 2017, 2018
- FIFA FIFPro World XI 3rd team: 2014
- ESM Team of the Year: 2015- 2016
- Serie A Top Assist- provider: 2015-2016
- UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season: 2016 – 2017’
- UEFA Europa League Player of the Season: 2016 – 2017
- UEFA Men’s Player of the Year Award: 2015 (10th place)
Paul Pogba Net worth – Paul Pogba Salary
Paul Pogba net worth is estimated at $60 million. He makes a massive amount of money in his professional football career and various endorsements. Paul Pogba has so far endorsed many big brands, some of which include sports giant brand Adidas. He also earns about $215,264 every week as salary at club level.