Paul Pogba dedicates France stunner to late father

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Paul Pogba dedicates France stunner to late father

Happy Birthday, Dad - Pogba dedicates France stunner to late father

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"Happy Birthday, Dad." - Paul Pogba revealed a message to his late father in France's 3-1 friendlt win over Russia.

Paul Pogba dedicated his stunning goal in France's 3-1 win over World Cup hosts Russia to his late father.

The Manchester United midfielder's dad passed away in May 2017, and would have turned 80 on Tuesday.

Lifts shirt to reveal message for late father

Following his goal, Pogba lifted up his jersey to reveal a message in French that translates as "Happy Birthday, Dad. May Allah have mercy on him".

He later added on Twitter: "Happy birthday Dad, merci for watching over me and my brothers @equipedefrance great win team!"

Scored one and set up another in France victory

Pogba, whose form at Old Trafford has faced severe scrutiny of late, scored and assisted a goal in an international match for the first time, with Kylian Mbappé scoring twice at Krestovsky Stadium.

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