The Manchester United midfielder has emerged as one of the sport’s top young stars in recent years, thriving with Juventus before once again returning to United in 2016. He’s also flourished on the international stage as well, competing not only in the 2018 World Cup but also the tournament’s iteration four years ago in Brazil and in Euro 2016.
Who is Paul Pogba?
Paul Pogba is a professional footballer who currently plays for Manchester United in the Premier League and the French national team.
The son of Guinean parents, he was born just outside of Paris in Lagny-sur-Marne on March 15, 1993.
A natural talent in football, he excelled while playing for several youth teams and eventually joined the Ligue 1 youth team for La Havre before later joining Manchester United in 2009 on their youth side.
Pogba made his senior career debut for the team in 2011, but saw only limited appearances during the 2011-2012 season. After leaving to join the Italian team Juventus later in 2012, Pogba flourished and soon established himself as one of the elite young footballers in the world.
With Juventus, he led the team to four consecutive Serie A titles, two Supercoppa Italiana titles and two Coppa Italiana titles while also helping them reach the 2015 UEFA Champions League Final against Barcelona. During this time, he also received the Golden Boy award in 2013 and was named to the 2015 UEFA Team of the Year.
Following his impressive performance with Juventus, Pogba returned to Manchester United in 2016 for a then-record fee that remains the highest paid by any English football club.
In addition to his success in the Premier League and Series A, Pogba also represented France in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil and later in Euro 2016, leading them to the final against Portugal. He’s also currently representing his home country in the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
How old is Paul Pogba?
Paul Pogba is 25 years old.
He was born on March 15, 1993.
What is Paul Pogba’s net worth?
Paul Pogba’s net worth is currently believed to be about $60 million (£45.4 million), according to Celebrity Net Worth.
How does Paul Pogba make his money?
Pogba, as with most professional athletes, draws his wealth from a combination of sports contracts and lucrative sponsorship deals.
Notably, he earned a then-record transfer fee of $116.4 million (£88.2 million) after returning to Manchester United from Juventus in August 2016. In addition, Pogba also signed an endorsement deal with Adidas in 2016 reportedly worth a staggering $41 million (£31 million) over ten years.
Thanks to his then-record transfer fee and endorsement deal, Pogba has been ranked as the fifth-highest paid footballer in the world according to CNBC, surpassed only by other stars like Gareth Bale, Neymar, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. SHARE THIS STORY USING ANY OF THE BUTTON BELOW ⬇ PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW ⬇⬇⬇