Who is Paul Pogba?
Paul Pogba is a French professional footballer who currently plays for the Italian football club Juventus F.C. Known for his versatility in the field, Pogba is mainly a central midfielder. However, he can also play as a left winger, attacking midfielder, defensive midfielder and deep-lying playmaker.
Paul Pogba’s full name is Paul Labile Pogba. He was born on March 15, 1993, in Lagny-sur-Marne, France to his parents – Yeo Pogba (mother) and Fassou Antoine Pogba (father). As of December 2022, Paul Pogba is 29 years old.
About Paul Pogba’s parents
Paul Pogba’s parents, Yeo and Fassou Antoine Pogba are originally from Guinea (a country in West Africa). Paul Pogba’s mother, Yeo Moriba Pogba left Guinea for France shortly before Paul Pogba’s birth. However, she split from Paul Pogba’s father, Fassou Antoine Pogba in 1996 when Paul Pogba was three years old.
Paul Pogba’s father, Fassou Antoine Pogba already lived in France when he was joined by Yeo Pogba (Paul Pogba’s mum). Aside from Paul Pogba, Yeo and Fassou Pogba have two other sons (twins) together. They are named Mathias and Florentin Pogba.
Paul Pogba’s father, Fassou Antoine Pogba, died in 2017 from a chronic illness. He was aged 79.
About Paul Pogba’s siblings
Paul Pogba has two older twin brothers from his parents’ marriage. Pogba’s brothers are named Mathias and Florentin Pogba. They are also professional football players like him.
a. Florentin Pogba
Florentin Pogba (born Peïle Florentin Pogba) is a Guinean professional football player. He was born on August 19, 1990, in Conakry, Guinea to Yeo and Fassou Pogba and is currently 32 years old. While Paul Pogba plays for the French national team, Florentin Pogba plays for the Guinea national team. Florentin also plays as a defender for the Indian football club ATK Mohun Bagan.
b. Mathias Fassou Pogba
Paul Pogba’s brother, Mathias Fassou Pogba is a Guinean football player. He plays for the Guinean national team. Mathias Pogba was born on August 19, 1990, in Conakry, Guinea and is currently 32 years old. In 2022, Mathias Pogba was charged and detained after he allegedly tried to extort money from his younger brother, Paul Pogba.
Paul Pogba filed a complaint, claiming that he was the target of a £13 million blackmail plot, allegedly orchestrated by his brother. Mathias Pogba has since been imprisoned and placed under a formal investigation.
About Paul Pogba’s marriage and wedding
As of the time of publishing this article (December 2022), Paul Pogba is married to his wife Zulay Pogba. Pogba has been married to Zulay since 2019. Zulay Pogba’s full name is Maria Zulay Salaues Pogba.
List of women Paul Pogba has dated
Interestingly, Paul Pogba has not been publicly associated with any other woman other than his wife, Zulay Pogba.
About Paul Pogba’s marriage to Zulay Pogba
Zulay Pogba (born Maria Zulay Salaues) is a Bolivian model. She moved from Bolivia to Miami in order to pursue a career in modelling. She is popularly known for being the wife of Juventus star Paul Pogba. Zulay Pogba was born on November 16, 1994, in Robore, Bolivia. She is currently 28 years old.
Paul Pogba reportedly met his wife Zulay in 2017, when he travelled to Los Angeles, California for an International Champions Cup tournament for Manchester United. At the time, Paul Pogba was suffering from a hamstring injury. Recall that Paul Pogba returned to Manchester United on August 8, 2016, on a five-year contract, setting a record then for the highest football transfer fee at €105 million (£89.3 million).
Pogba and Zulay connected and started dating shortly after their meeting. Zulay Pogba was spotted at a number of Manchester United games. She even went to Russia to witness Paul Pogba lift the World Cup in 2018. They tied the knot in 2019. Zulay Pogba, who was born Christian converted to Islam upon her marriage to Paul Pogba who is a Muslim. They welcomed their first child in 2019 and then their second son in 2020. As of the time of writing, the love birds are still together and going strong in their marriage.
About Paul Pogba’s kids
Paul Pogba has two children from his marriage to Zulay Pogba. Paul Pogba’s sons are named Labile and Keeyan Pogba.
a. Labile Shakur Pogba
Labile Pogba was born on January 3, 2018, to Paul Pogba and his wife Maria Zulay Salaues Pogba. He is currently 4 years old.
b. Keeyan Zahid Pogba
Keeyan Pogba was born in 2020 to Paul Pogba and his wife Maria Zulay Salaues Pogba. He is currently 2 years old.