Reports said, World Cup winner for France National football Team, Paul Pogba quits international football over a comment of President Emmanuel Marcon on Radical Islamic Terrorism.
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France’s World cup (2018) winning midfielder and Manchester United player Paul Pogba reportedly quits International Football over a statement from the President of France Emmanuel Macron.
The 27 years old – a Muslim practicing man Pogba is one of the most celebrated personalities in France. He decided to do so after a statement From the President which stated “Monstrosity of Islamist terrorism must be dealt strongly”.
The event that triggered Pogba was “offensive, racist cartoons” published by Charlie Hebdo and the government recent honoring of a teacher who mocked the prophet, Muhammad. The teacher was Samuel Paty, who discussed caricatures of Prophet Muhammad with his students and was beheaded on October 16th by an 18year old Chechen refugee. The refugee was shot dead by France police
There is yet to be any confirmation from Pogba’s side as well as France Football. The football world awaits an anxious announcement soon.