Starting when he was a teenager, Paul Pogba has taken the soccer world by storm. With his dynamic play in the midfield for the French national team and some of the biggest club teams in Europe, plus his charismatic personality off the field, Pogba is truly one of a kind.
This exciting book gives readers an in-depth look into everything that makes Pogba a star, from his childhood on the streets of Paris to his career with some of the biggest clubs in Europe to his success on the global stage in the World Cup.
Every sports franchise has its face—the star of the show, the player fans can’t take their eyes off of, the one whose talent determines the fate of the entire operation. The Franchise series explores these athletes’ stories, taking readers into the players’ lives on and off the field of play. Learn about your favorite athletes’ early days, the challenges they’ve overcome to reach the top, and the qualities that make them truly incomparable.
About the Author
Brian Trusdell has been a sportswriter for over 30 years, including at The Associated Press and Bloomberg News. He has reported from six Olympics, four World Cups, and traveled to every continent except Antarctica. He lives in New Jersey with his wife Megan and daughter Maya.