Heartwarming: Manchester United star Paul Pogba shares rare throwback photo of himself and late dad

By Brian Murumba: Monday, June 17th 2019 at 18:36 GMT +3 | Football
Paul Pogba [Courtesy]

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba on Sunday shared a throwback photo with his late dad as he celebrated father’s day.

Pogba’s father passed away in 2017 after a long battle with illness.

Little Pogba and his Father [Courtesy]

According to Daily Mail, the midfielder saw this past father’s day as an opportunity to pay tribute to his fallen hero and father, captioning the photo: ‘RIP Papa’.

He also posted a photo of himself wearing a t-shirt bearing the phrase ‘Best dad in the seven kingdoms’ which refers to the TV series GAME OF THRONES.

Beside him was a stroller containing his son who was born in January this year.

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Despite his son being too young, the French World cup winner can already see similarities between himself and his baby, hitting his fans with a phrase: ‘Like father like son’.

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He recently left Manchester United faithful sweating after he made it clear of his intention to seek a new challenge elsewhere.

 'After this season and everything that happened this season, with my season being my best season as well... I think for me it could be a good time to have a new challenge somewhere else.

'I am thinking of this: to have a new challenge somewhere else," Said Pogba.

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