BIOGRAPHY OF PAUL POGBA
Paul Pogba is a famous professional football player of the Guinean origin, and he is playing as a central midfielder. He is a citizen of France and became the European Football Championship silver medalist in 2016 as a part of the France national team. The Pogba’s transfer from Juventus to Manchester United in the same year became the most expensive in the football history. Anyway, this record was beaten by Neymar in August, 2017.
PAUL POGBA CHILDHOOD: FIRST STEPS ON THE FOOTBALL FIELD
Paul Labile Pogba was born on March 15, 1993 in the Parisian commune of the eastern suburbs, in the family of the Guinean and Congolese. His parents emigrated to Lagny-sur-Marne from Guinea in 1991. Paul is not the only child in the family, he has two elder brothers: Florentin and Mathias. His parents first decided to send their children to the children’s and youth football academy. The reason was very easy: all three sons liked to play football from the early age. They ran from morning till night with a ball, often came home bruised, but were incredibly happy. Yeo Pogba, the Paul’s father and head of family, dreamed of becoming a professional football player in his childhood. Nevertheless, his parents did not allow him leave school for the sake of his favorite sport. So Yeo longed for his own children to make his dream come true. He often brought home videotapes with the legendary football players’ game. Also he told his sons the sport for them was not just a game, but the future.
Pogba stands out
Paul stood out from his brothers on the football field, and the specialists noticed it almost immediately. The footballer joined the children’s team Roissy-en-Brie at the age of six already. Paul spent seven whole years there, and then moved to the capital’s team Torsi in 2006.
Pogba junior spent only one year in Torsi, but he was able to show himself as an incredibly technical and hardworking midfield player even for a short time.
Career in Le Havre
The French football club Le Havre managers were the first to see his great skills, and they offered Pogba to join their team. The boy’s career grew at a rapid pace. Paul won the silver medals of the French football junior championship in Le Havre. However, the football player himself dreamed of playing for a world-famous club. He always admired the English club Manchester United game. But he could not even imagine himself he would have a chance to enter the field in his beloved team’s colors in a few years.
PAUL POGBA PROFESSIONAL CAREER : FROM MANCHESTER TO TURIN
The dream of 16-year-old Paul Pogba came true in autumn 2009. The footballer transferred to the English Manchester United, but with a scandal. Le Havre management were shocked by the boy’s and his parents’ decision. However, they could not affect the transfer. The tale was not as beautiful as it could at first sight.
The Pogba’s career in MU started in the youth team, and then continued in the second team. It was difficult for the young man to find a common language with the team’s coach Alex Ferguson. Paul believed the coach had refused to notice his genius at all. The midfielder’s mother repeatedly said her younger son often came home in tears.
First games for Manchester United
However, Paul Pogba finally appeared on the field as a part of MU first team in September, 2011. He made his debut in the Premier League against Stoke City on January 1, 2012. Though the Mancunians main coach said in July 2012 the Frenchman would leave the team and go to the Italian Juventus. It was a really unexpected statement.
Scandal in MU and transfer to Juventus
Paul left Manchester with a scandal. The football player’s agent, Mino Raiola, discouraged him from the extending the contract with the titled English club. Although Pogba himself was eager to play and prove his fitness to the coach, but agreed with Raiola’s opinion at the last moment. It changed basically the midfielder’s career.
Paul Pogba first came out on the field in the Juventus jersey on September 22, 2012. He made a good impression already in the Serie A first match. The head coach Antonio Conte trusted the young football player and let him play in the first team regularly. Paul was recognized as the best young player of Europe a year later. He was summoned to the France youth team on a regular basis, and to the main national team afterwards.
PAUL POGBA PERSONAL LIFE: ITALIAN ADVENTIURES
The fans began being interested actively in the football player’s personal life at the time when Paul Pogba started to shine in the Italian Juventus. The footballer himself does not like to spread information about his personal life, but can’t deny he has often been seen in various girls’ company by journalists.
The pictures make it clear Paul has had a lot of fleeting novels. Paul Pogba has been in a relationship with the Italian model since 2014 , but the player was in no hurry to disclose her name. One could often see a couple on photos in the football player’s social networks.
PAUL POGBA NOW: «I CAME BACK HOME»
Paul Pogba is considered one of the world best central midfielders today. His fantastic growth in the Italian championship forced many football professionals to change their attitude to him. Paul Pogba became the MU first team player once again in summer 2016. The Frenchman returned for a record transfer amount €110 million. He became the most expensive player in the football history and bypassed Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale. Pogba personally stated in Manchester he had always felt himself the part of Red Devils. Paul is confident his career should develop a new pace. He gave an interview immediately upon his arrival to Carrington. Paul recalled that his Italian career was similar to a vacation, but now he finally returned home. And he did not return for fun, he is back to work hard and win trophies.