Paul Pogba revealed that he has received threats of extortion by gangsters after his brother Mathias published a bizarre video online promising “big revelations” about the World Cup winner. Pogba released a statement signed by his lawyers, his mother Yeo Moriba and current agent Rafaela Pimenta addressed that the videos published on Saturday “are unfortunately no surprise”.
“They are in addition to threats and extortion attempts by an organised gang against Paul Pogba,” the statement continued. “The competent bodies in Italy and France were informed a month ago and there will be no further comments in relation to the ongoing investigation.”
What did Mathias Pogba say?
The 32-year-old released a video talking about how he has information about certain things about Paul Pogba that the France team and his club Juventus must know. He further talked about how after these revelations, it would be the responsibility of the authorities to determine what happens with Paul.
Mathias said, "The French, English, Italian and Spanish public, in other words, the whole world, as well as my brother's fans, and even more so the French team and Juventus, my brother's team-mates and his sponsors deserve to know certain things. In order to make an informed decision if he deserves the admiration, respect and love of the public.
“If he deserves his place in the French team and the honour of playing in the World Cup. If he deserves to be a starter at Juventus. If he is a trustworthy person, that any player deserves to have at his side." He promised the revelations would be "explosive".
Talking about Juventus, the Turin-based club registered a 1-1 draw against AS Roma in their recent Serie A fixture. Dusan Vlahovic opened the th scoring for the Old Lady until Roma’s Tammy Abhram levelled in the 69th minute.