Paul Labile Pogba is a French professional footballer who plays for Premier League club Manchester United and the France national team. He operates primarily as a central midfielder and is comfortable playing both in attack and defence.
Pogba was born on 15 March 1993 in Lagny-sur-Marne, Seine-et-Marne, to Guinean parents. He is a Muslim.
He has two older twin brothers who are also footballers. Florentin, the eldest, currently plays for French club Saint-Étienne, while Mathias plays for Dutch club Sparta Rotterdam and the Guinean national team.
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. After one season with Torcy, Pogba joined professional club Le Havre.
In his second season at the club, Pogba captained its under-16 team to the final phase of its domestic league, the Championnat National des 16 ans. Le Havre finished second to Lens in the final group phase, finishing ahead of the likes of Lyon and Nancy. Pogba also established himself as a youth international for his country.
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.As of match played 15 November 2016. France score listed first, score column indicates score after each Pogba goal.
Age, Height & MeasurementsPaul Pogba Age 25 years. Paul Pogba's height 6 feet 3 inches (191 cm), weight 185 lbs (84 kg). Body measurements 45 - 34 - 13 and Zodiac Sign Pisces.
|Paul Pogba Bio|
|Famous As||Paul Pogba|
|Birthday||March 15, 1993|
|Birth Place||Lagny-sur-Marne, France|
|Height||6 feet 3 inches (191 cm)|
|Weight||185 lbs (84 kg)|
|Body Measurements||45 - 34 - 13|
|Net Worth||$85 million|
|Salary||15.08 million GBP|
|Born Name||Paul Labile Pogba|
|Nickname||Polpo Paul (Paul the Octopus), Paul Pogboom|
|Brother(s)||Florentin (Footballer, Team - Saint-Étienne) Mathias (Footballer, Team - F.C. Patrick Thistle and Ginean National Team)|