Paul Pogba

Paul Pogba

Squad No. 6
Date of Birth March 15, 1993
Age 28
Height 191cm
Position Midfielder
Birthplace France
Previous Clubs Juventus

Paul Labile Pogba is a French footballer who plays Premier League club Manchester United and the France national team. He works primarily as a central midfielder, but can also be deployed as a attacking midfielder, defensive midfielder and deep-lying play maker.

Born in Lagny-sur-Marne, Pogba joined the childhood group of Ligue 1 side Le Havre at 2007, before a protracted transfer attracted him into Manchester United 2 years after. After beginning his mature career with Manchester United 2 years after, limited appearances persuaded him to leave to join Italian side Juventus to a free transfer in 2012, at which he helped the team four successive Serie A names, as well as two Coppa Italia along with 2 Supercoppa Italiana titles. During his time in Italy, Pogba farther established himself as one of the very promising younger players on the planet and received the GoldenBoy award-winning 2013, accompanied by the Bravo Award in 2014. In 2016, Pogba was appointed to the 2015 UEFA Team of the Year, as well as that the 2015 FIFA FIFPro World XI, after helping Juventus into the 2015 UEFA Champions League Final, their first in 1-2 Decades.

Pogba’s performances at Juventus directed to him returning to Manchester United in 2016 for a then-world record transfer fee of about €105 million (£89.3 million). The fee paid for him remains the greatest 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 season.

He captained France to victory at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup and also took home the award for the Best Player for his performances throughout the tournament. He even made his debut for the senior team a year after and showcased prominently in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, where he had been awarded the Best Young Player Award because of his or her performances. He later represented his nation at UEFA Euro 20-16 on home land, where he finished as a runnerup, before winning the 2018 FIFA World Cup, scoring a goal in the ultimate.