Pogba loses 79-year-old dad

Pogba loses 79-year-old dad
May 13 18:48 2017

Manchester United record signing, Paul Pogba, has lost his dad.

Fassou Antoine Pogba, 79, reportedly died on Friday night after a lengthy illness

Le Parisien reports that the sad news was confirmed to them by the family .

In March, the France international had posted on Instagram a photo of his father on a hospital bed as he presented him with a birthday cake.

Pogba captioned the image on Instagram: “Happy birthday dear Dad, I feel blessed to be your son #pogdaddy #fighter #pogbance.”

Fassou is said to have been treated for a long-term illness before his death.

He appeared in the stands for France’s draw with Switzerland during Euro 2016, with his other two sons Florentin and Mathias who also play football wearing shirts saying “Happy Father’s Day” in French.

Pogba’s father appeared weak but delighted to be in the company of his sons.