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Paul Pogba
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Juventus

Paul
Pogba

Midfielder

Date of Birth
Mar 15, 1993
Place of Birth
Langny-sur-Marne, France
Nationality
France
Height
186 cm
Weight
80 kg
Debut
22 September 2012

Bio

Paul Labile Pogba was born in Lagny-sur-Marne, Seine-et-Marne on 15 March 1993. A skillful central midfielder, he is able to operate in both attacking and defensive midfield roles and is known for his dribbling ability, creative talents, technique and long-range shooting. In 2013, he won the Golden Boy award, which is awarded by various sports publications to the best European footballer under the age of 21.

After playing youth team football for various clubs, including Roissy-en-Brie and Le Havre, Pogba signed for Manchester United in October 2009. The transfer was somewhat controversial, with Le Havre claiming United's approach was illegal, as they had a 'non-solicitation agreement' with Pogba. However, Manchester United were cleared of any wrongdoing by a FIFA-appointed judge and an agreement between United and Le Havre was eventually reached.

Having spent the 2009-10 and 2010-11 seasons as part of the club's youth and reserve teams, Pogba made his debut for Manchester United in a League Cup victory over Leeds United and made his second appearance in the next round, against Aldershot Town. In January 2012, he made his Premier League debut as a second half substitute against Stoke City and later in the year, he made his first European appearance in a Europa League tie with Athletic Bilbao. Yet, at the end of the 2011-12 season, he opted not to renew his contract and instead signed for Serie A club Juventus.

Upon joining Juventus, Pogba took little time to impress, starting his first game in September 2012 and scoring his first goal in October, in a 2-0 win against Napoli. His performances over the months that followed drew significant praise from sections of the media and supporters alike. At the conclusion of the 2012-13 season, Juventus were crowned as Serie A champions and Pogba received the first league winner's medal of his career, having appeared 27 times during the campaign.

On the international stage, Pogba represented France at various youth levels and captained his country to success in the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup. He subsequently won the Golden Ball, which is awarded to the tournament's best player. In March 2013, Pogba made his debut for the senior national team in a World Cup qualifier against Georgia. Later that year, in a game against Belarus, he scored his first senior international goal.

Headlines

Pogba not bound for Chelsea - agent

Pogba not bound for Chelsea - agent

by Football News

Paul Pogba's agent has dismissed speculation linking the Juventus midfielder with a big-money move to Chelsea as "fantasy football”... Read more

Career

Season Team Comp
2014/2015
Serie A
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013/2014
Serie A
3067 36 33 3 3 4 7 4 0 0
2012/2013
Serie A
1733 27 18 9 3 15 5 1 0 1
2011/2012
Premier League
68 3 0 3 0 11 0 0 0 0
2010/2011
Premier League
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 4868 66 51 15 6 30 12 5 0 1

Transfers & Loans

2012
29 Jul
Free Transfer

Games Played

Date Match  
18 May 2014 3 0 0 0 0
11 May 2014 0 1 0 0 0
5 May 2014 1 0 0 0 0
28 Apr 2014 1 3 0 0 0
19 Apr 2014 1 0 1 0 0
14 Apr 2014 0 2 0 0 0
7 Apr 2014 2 0 0 0 0
30 Mar 2014 2 0 0 0 0
26 Mar 2014 2 1 0 0 0
16 Mar 2014 0 1 0 1 0
9 Mar 2014 1 0 0 0 0
2 Mar 2014 0 2 0 0 0
23 Feb 2014 1 0 0 0 0
16 Feb 2014 3 1 0 0 0
9 Feb 2014 2 2 0 0 0
2 Feb 2014 3 1 0 1 0
25 Jan 2014 1 1 0 0 0
18 Jan 2014 4 2 1 0 0
12 Jan 2014 1 4 0 0 0
5 Jan 2014 3 0 0 0 0
22 Dec 2013 1 4 1 1 0
15 Dec 2013 4 0 0 0 0
6 Dec 2013 0 2 0 0 0
1 Dec 2013 1 0 0 0 0
24 Nov 2013 0 2 0 0 0
10 Nov 2013 3 0 1 0 0
2 Nov 2013 0 1 1 0 0
30 Oct 2013 4 0 0 0 0
27 Oct 2013 2 0 0 0 0
20 Oct 2013 4 2 1 0 0