Paul Pogba is a French footballer who plays for Manchester United in the Premier League and for the France national team.
He is most often used as a central midfielder, but he can also play as a left winger, offensive midfielder, defensive midfielder, and deep-lying playmaker.
Pogba won the Best Player award for his achievements in the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup, when he guided France to victory.
He made his senior squad debut a year later and was a standout performer at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, winning the Best Young Player Award for his efforts.
He went on to represent his country at the UEFA Euro 2016 on home soil, finishing second, before winning the 2018 FIFA World Cup and scoring in the final.
Paul Pogba Quotes on Success and Football
Give up? I don’t know what that means. ~ Paul Pogba.
We can not love everyone and be loved by everyone. It would be perfection, and nothing is perfect in this world. ~ Paul Pogba.
I’ve made a lot of sacrifices. When I was younger, I didn’t see my family. I’d go and train all the time, not seeing friends, leaving the country, and stuff like that. ~ Paul Pogba.
I want to work, to be a great, to win everything. ~ Paul Pogba.
I do not live for people, for what they think, for them to say that I’m nice, good, the best, perfect. Everyone has their opinion. And I respect that. ~ Paul Pogba.
When you say the word ‘Neymar’ around the world, everyone knows who he is and what he does. ~ Paul Pogba.
When you lose someone you love, you don’t think the same way. And that’s why I say I enjoy life: because it goes very fast. ~ Paul Pogba.
I really loved football from a young age. And my only thought, my only objective in life, was to be a professional footballer. ~ Paul Pogba.
I only think about the pitch. I want to do great. I want to be one of the best. I want to win titles. I want to achieve things. ~ Paul Pogba.
For me, playing simply is dribbling. For me, playing one or two touches is harder. Playing simply is the most difficult thing. ~ Paul Pogba.
That’s why we love football: it’s not about the money or about the hairstyle or the dancing. We want to see beautiful goals, great tackles, fair play, and all this stuff. ~ Paul Pogba.
I always dream about winning the Ballon d’Or. ~ Paul Pogba.
The most important thing is to be a midfielder first, not scoring goals. You have to make the game, make an assist for the team, and if you can score, it’s a plus for the team. ~ Paul Pogba.
I wanted to show the world, to show United that I was ready to play and I was motivated to play. This comeback just showed that I left United, but the power of my heart was still here, to be honest. ~ Paul Pogba.
My dad was a very strong man, very stubborn as well. ~ Paul Pogba.
There are so many things in life that make you sad, you have to be happy. ~ Paul Pogba.
I came back to Carrington, and it was like I just came back home. ~ Paul Pogba.
I have to keep working hard and playing well because I don’t like to be second or third: they’re the worst places to be. You would be proud, of course, because it means you’re on the way, but you want to finish first. ~ Paul Pogba.
It’s always good to play with big players, you know. ~ Paul Pogba.
I’m someone who says what he thinks. ~ Paul Pogba.
I’m more experienced, I’ve won titles at Juventus. I’ve been playing with big players like when I started at Man United, of course. I came back. I’ve not come back from the Academy now; I went to play somewhere else, and I came back, I would say, as a person, as an adult. ~ Paul Pogba.
I grew up in a flat with my brothers and my cousins. My brothers were in the same bed. ~ Paul Pogba.
Playing against an Italian team is harder than all the other leagues. The Italians won’t score lots of goals, but they won’t concede many, either. ~ Paul Pogba.
I just want to play, whether it’s on the right or the left. I give 100 per cent all the time. ~ Paul Pogba.
I try to not take myself too seriously and just have fun when I’m not playing. ~ Paul Pogba.
I play football; I do what I like. ~ Paul Pogba.
I like to try new looks and new haircuts. It’s part of who I am. ~ Paul Pogba.
I don’t think I am a great. I think I’ve done nothing. I’ve done nothing in soccer. I’ve won leagues, but I haven’t won the Champions League, the World Cup, the Euro. Winning the Euro in France, that wouldn’t be bad. ~ Paul Pogba.
My deepest respect to the clubs who considered having me. ~ Paul Pogba.
Creativity is a huge part of my game as a player. It helps open doors which others don’t see. ~ Paul Pogba.
If I play a bad game, I know I played a bad game. If I play a good game, I know I played a good game. So I don’t need anyone to tell me if I did good or bad – because I know it. ~ Paul Pogba.
Outside football, I just love life, you know. We’re lucky to play football, to have all this body. Everyone’s watching us. You see how many people, they come and watch the game. It’s unbelievable, you see how many people they come. They shout your name and just enjoy life. ~ Paul Pogba.
The real Pogba is the one you see every time. You know, when I’m on the pitch, I cannot act. I’m not an actor. So when I’m in the pitch, I like to joke and laugh, and outside the pitch, I’m the same. For me, I’m normal. I come and play football. I do what I love. ~ Paul Pogba.
Because I’m fairly big, I like to use my body. So I’ll control the ball, even when there’s a player on me, and then I’ll pass. ~ Paul Pogba.
They teach you some things, but football is instinct sometimes. You just get the ball, and sometimes you dribble past three players and pass it; other times, you can shoot from far away. It’s just instinct. If you feel something, just do it. I am free to do that. ~ Paul Pogba.
I wasn’t really interested in girls. Only football. I was just enjoying football all the time. There was a five-a-side next to the flat, and I used to play there all the time. It was all about football. I wanted to be a professional. That was my goal. I didn’t want to be anything other than a footballer. ~ Paul Pogba.
All players rolled into one: from defensive midfielder to attacking midfielder to attacker. I want to take the qualities from everyone. I’d like to get to the level where I have everything: Vieira, Deschamps, Zidane, Ronaldinho, Henry, Ronaldo. It wouldn’t be bad, that. ~ Paul Pogba.
My family always helped me. I had people around me who always pushed me to be the best: my dad, my mum. My dad used to play and coach as well. But I wasn’t born with shiny things. ~ Paul Pogba.
I’m sure Mourinho will make me a better player and a better person. ~ Paul Pogba.
When I say I want to become a legend, some people say it’s pretentious. For me, it’s a challenge. My desire, a dream. I’m not saying I’ll get there, but it’s what I want. ~ Paul Pogba.
If you want to speak about scoring goals, you should judge every midfielder the same way. ~ Paul Pogba.
Fashion has always been as big a part of my life as football has. ~ Paul Pogba.
I will not be touched if someone says, ‘I do not love you.’ You have the right. You do not have to love me. ~ Paul Pogba.
When I was smaller, I always looked up to Zidane, Messi, Ronaldinho, Ronaldo. ~ Paul Pogba.