France midfielder Paul Pogba responded to threats made by his brother to make “revelations” about his career. Check out full news here.

Paul Pogba : Blackmail | Extortion video | Injury | Wife

Paul Labile Pogba (born 15 March 1993) is a French professional footballer who plays for Serie A club Juventus and the France national team.

Paul Pogba : Blackmail | Extortion video | Injury | Wife

Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Manchester United 3 (0)
2012–2016 Juventus 124 (28)
2016–2022 Manchester United 154 (29)
2022– Juventus 0 (0)

He operates primarily as a central midfielder, but can be deployed as a left winger, attacking midfielder, defensive midfielder and deep-lying playmaker.

Pogba’s performances at Juventus led to him returning to Manchester United in 2016 for a then-world record transfer fee of €105 million (£89.3 million).

Paul pogba blackmail

French footballer Paul Pogba reportedly informed the police that his brother Matheus Pogba is part of a multi-million euro blackmail attempt.

The Juventus star had claimed that an organised gang targeted him for extortion and also threatened him. 

Pogba’s brother Mathias posted an unsettling video on social media in four languages—French, Italian, English and Spanish. In the video, he said that he had “explosive” information and promised “great revelations” about the 2018 World Cup winner. 

Mathias also mentioned he would release unknown facts about Pogba’s Frech teammate Kylian Mbappe. 

Extortion video 

Paul Pogba has released a statement saying he has been the victim of “extortion attempts” after his brother recorded a video promising “great revelations” about the ex-Manchester United player.

Former Guinea international Mathias Pogba, 32, published videos in English, French, Italian and Spanish on the weekend in which he vowed to make “great revelations about (his) brother Paul Pogba and his agent Rafaela Pimenta”.

A statement signed by 29-year-old Juventus forward Paul, as well as his mother Yeo Moriba and Mr Pimenta, said the videos “are unfortunately no surprise”.

The statement added: “They are in addition to threats and extortion attempts by an organised gang against Paul Pogba.”

Paul pogba injury

Paul Pogba saw a return to Juventus officially confirmed on July 11, but a little over two weeks later he picked up a knee injury in training and is now facing serious questions of whether he will be fit for World Cup duty with France at Qatar 2022.

The 29-year-old has suffered the most unfortunate of setbacks shortly after securing a switch that was intended to get his club career back on track after six testing years at Manchester United.

Paul Pogba : Blackmail | Extortion video | Injury | Wife

Initially, Pogba’s injury was not considered to be serious, as he was able to limp off the training pitch accompanied by Juve’s medical staff.

He was in attendance at subsequent sessions, as he watched on from the sidelines, with the Bianconeri continuing to carry out tests.


Paul Pogba and his wife, Zulay Pogba, met when the French midfielder went to Los Angeles in 2017 to play in the International Champions Cup (ICC) for his latest team, Manchester United. Pogba was suffering from a hamstring injury at the time and met the love of his life, Maria Zulay Salaues, in Los Angeles. 

Paul Pogba : Blackmail | Extortion video | Injury | Wife

It is believed the pair clicked from the start and fell in love with each other as soon as they met. After dating for a while, Zulay was spotted going to Manchester from time to time to visit Paul Pogba, and she also came to support Pogba at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Zulay has also visited a number of Manchester United games to support Pogba. It is not exactly known when the couple got married, but it was in 2019.  Before getting married, it is believed that Zulay Salaues met Pogba’s family and spent time with them. It is also believed that Paul Pogba used to travel to Bolivia frequently to visit Zulay’s family. 

By Rishabh

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