French footballer Paul Pogba is Muslim. He was born on March 15, 1993, in Lagny-Sur-Marne, France. The 6 feet 3 inches tall footballer operates primarily as a central midfielder.

The athlete joined the youth team of Ligue 1 side Le Havre in 2007. Two years later a protracted transfer brought him to Manchester United beginning his senior career.

 

His limited appearance persuaded him to leave Manchester to join Italian side Juventus on a free transfer in 2012. He helped the team to four consecutive Serie A titles, two Coppa Italia, and two Supercoppa Italiana titles.

During his time in Italy, Paul established himself as one of the promising young players in the world and received the Golden Bay award in 2013, followed by the 2014 Bravo Award.

The footballer was named in the 2015 UEFA Team of the Year and also in the 2015 FIFA FIFPro World XI, in2016, after helping Juventus to the 2015 UEFA Champions League Final.

 

Paul Pogba Ethnicity And Nationality

Born in France Paul Pogba holds French nationality and is of Guinean ethnicity. He was born Lagny-sur-Marne, Seine-et-Marne, to Guinean parents.

In 2016, Paul returned to Manchester United following his performance at Juventus. He returned for a then-world record transfer fee of €105 million (£89.3 million).

The athlete was the highest-paid by an English club at the time. Pogba amassed victory over the League Cup and the Europa League in his first season back. He was further named to the PFA Team of the Year in the 2018-19 season.

Internationally, the footballer contained to win the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup and grabbed the award for the Best Player for his remarkable performances during the tournament.

A year later, he made his debut in his senior year and played prominently at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, where he grabbed the Best Young Player Award for his performance.

Later Pogba represented his nation at UEFA Euro 2016 on home soil. He finished as a runner-up and won the 2018 FIFA World Cup, scoring in the final.

 

Paul Pogba was born to Guinean parents, Fassou Antoine Pogba and Yeo Pogba. He was raised alongside his two older brothers who are twins, Florentin Pogba and Mathias Pogba, born in Guinea.

His brothers are also footballers and play for the Guinean national team. Florentin currently competed for FC Sochaux-Montbeliard as a defender, while Mathias plays for ASM Belfort as a forward.

Pogba is happily married to his wife Maria Zulay Salaues since 2019. His wife is a beautiful Bolivian model and the couple has two children together from their marriage.

The athlete is multilingual, other than his native French, he is also fluent in Italian, Spanish, and English.