2018 World Cup: Pogba Speaks On Captaining France

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Paul Pogba

Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba has revealed plans to captain the French national team during the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

The 25-year-old, who won FIFA best young player award four years ago in Brazil, said he hopes to be a leader on the pitch for the Les Blues when the tournament kicks off in June.

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Pogba has made 51 appearances for the French national team.

The midfielder made his debut for France in 2013 in a World Cup qualifier against Georgia.

When asked if he would emerge as a leader at the World Cup, Pogba told Canal +: “I hope now, at the World Cup.

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“I’m going to take the reins of the France team, try to be the boss on and off the pitch.

“I hear it a lot. I hope to give my answer on the pitch and show everyone.

“I was the best young player [in 2014]. I hope I’ll be the best player overall at the World Cup.

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“That would be great.”

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