More then 5 Cool and Interesting Fun Facts about Paul Pogba’s Life, that you don’t know about him. Paul Labile Pogba was born on 15th of March 1993. He is a professional footballer who is capable of playing at multiple positions as a central midfielder both in attack and defence.
On the club level, he represents famous English football club, Manchester United. He was picked up by the club against an all time record transfer fee. He has always remained an integral part of his team with key contribution towards winning titles.
While on international matches, he plays for France national team. He won FIFA U – 20 World Cup while captaining his French side and was awarded the Best Player Award for his outstanding performance during the tournament. In 2014 FIFA World Cup, he again displayed great football skills and grabbed Best Young Player Award.
Here, in this post, today we will be bring some cool and interesting facts about Paul Labile Pogba.
Paul Pogba Interesting Facts
- Nicknamed as “Polpo Paul” and “Pogboom”
A strange fact about him is that, in Italy he has been nicknamed as Polpo Paul by his teammates that means Paul the Octopus. He has been given this nickname because of his long legs that appear to be like tentacles when he is running and dodging with the ball on the football field while other teammates often call him Pogboom because of his aggressive and energetic display of skills during the match.
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- Received all time record transfer fee from Manchester United
Another cool fact about him is that, he was offered a five year contract by famous English football club, Manchester United against an all time record transfer fee of €105 million or £89.3 million in addition to bonuses of €5 million. This fee surpassed the former record transfer fee offered to Gareth Bale.
Personal fact – 3rd Fact about Paul Labile Pogba
An interesting personal fact about Paul Pogba is that, his parents belong to Guinea. He is Muslim by religion. He has two elder brothers who are twin and both are footballers. One brother plays from a French club while the other brother plays for Dutch club Sparta Rotterdam while In international matches he represents Guinea national team.
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- Honours and titles at club level
He has an impressive list of honours and titles to his name. On club level while playing from Juventus he won 4 Serie A for the years 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15 and 2015–16, 2 Coppa Italia for the years: 2014–15 and 2015–16, 2 Supercoppa Italiana for the years: 2013 and 2015; Runners-up for the year 2014, 1 UEFA Champions League Runners-up for the year 2014–15.
- Honours and titles at International level
He has an impressive career track record at international level too. While playing from his national side he has won 1 FIFA U-20 World Cup for the year 2013, 1 UEFA European Championship Runners-up for the year 2016.
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- Honours and titles at individual level
Talking about his performance on individual level he has won 1 FIFA U-20 World Cup Golden Ball for the year 2013, 1 Golden Boy for the year 2013, 2 Serie A Team of the Year for the years 2013–14 and 2014–15, 1 FIFA World Cup Best Young Player for the year 2014, 1 Bravo Award for the year 2014, 1 UEFA Team of the Year for the year 2015, 1 FIFA FIFPro World XI for the year 2015, 1 Serie A Top Assist-provider for the year 2015–16.