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My Elder Brother & His Gang Threatened Me With Rifle, Demanded €13m From Me – Pogba Cries Out

Juventus midfielder, Paul Pogba has told French authorities about an alleged plot to blackmail him by a gang led by his elder brother, Mathias that dragged him to a Paris apartment in March and demanded €13m as they threatened him with assault rifles.  The 29-year-old, who has won the World Cup with France, said the men - organised by his own brother Mathias - wanted the money for 'protection services' stretching back 13 years and also followed him to Manchester.   The two armed men told Pogba that they 'protected him discreetly' during a period that spanned more than a decade, including during two spells at Manchester United, the last of which ended earlier this year.   Judicial sources in Paris confirmed on Sunday that an investigation for 'attempted extortion in an organised gang' has been opened.  On Sunday night a source close to the case told the Franceinfo news outlet that Pogba’s ‘big brother and childhood friends’ are all named as suspects.   It come after his brother Mathias, who had spells in English football at Wrexham, Crewe and Crawley Town, promised to reveal 'explosive' information about his better-known sibling in a bizarre video published on Twitter, shortly after joining the platform, on Saturday night.   But last night, Mathias denied the claims in a furious Twitter outburst. He wrote: 'Paul, you really wanted to shut me up completely to lie and send me to prison, I suspected it now it's true, my version of the facts happens and unlike you.'
L-R: Mathias & Paul Pogba

Juventus midfielder, Paul Pogba has told French authorities about an alleged plot to blackmail him by a gang led by his elder brother, Mathias that dragged him to a Paris apartment in March and demanded €13m as they threatened him with assault rifles.

The 29-year-old, who has won the World Cup with France, said the men – organised by his own brother Mathias – wanted the money for ‘protection services’ stretching back 13 years and also followed him to Manchester.

The two armed men told Pogba that they ‘protected him discreetly’ during a period that spanned more than a decade, including during two spells at Manchester United, the last of which ended earlier this year.

Judicial sources in Paris confirmed on Sunday that an investigation for ‘attempted extortion in an organised gang’ has been opened.

On Sunday night a source close to the case told the Franceinfo news outlet that Pogba’s ‘big brother and childhood friends’ are all named as suspects.

It come after his brother Mathias, who had spells in English football at Wrexham, Crewe and Crawley Town, promised to reveal ‘explosive’ information about his better-known sibling in a bizarre video published on Twitter, shortly after joining the platform, on Saturday night.

But last night, Mathias denied the claims in a furious Twitter outburst. He wrote: ‘Paul, you really wanted to shut me up completely to lie and send me to prison, I suspected it now it’s true, my version of the facts happens and unlike you.’

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