France team – Pogba case: The Italian police make a decision

Following the indictment of some of his relatives in the “organized gang extortion” case of which he has been the victim in recent months, Paul Pogba has been placed under police surveillance in Italy.

The Paul Pogba case has made concrete progress in the past few hours, as three of his relatives and his brother Mathias have been placed in pre-trial detention. The latter being accused “organized gang extortion” and of “participation in a criminal association with a view to the preparation of a crime”. In order to prevent this story from getting worse, given the violent methods used by the criminals, the Italian police took a big decision. Indeed, according to information from the Parisian, the 2018 world champion was placed under police protection, like his mother, Yeo Moriba.

Police protection in Italy and France

General security, as Pogba will also be watched by the police if he comes to France in the coming weeks to finish treating his knee injury, contracted during the summer preparation with Juventus. “There is nothing surprising in this placement under protection. If an Italian football star playing in France was threatened in his country, the French police would also take care of putting him under protection.explains a French police official on the Ile-de-France newspaper.

Pogba wants to move on

This police decision is therefore logical, knowing that Pogba has been the victim of several attempts at intimidation and repeated threats over the past six months. His lawyer and representative, Rafaela Pimenta, and his mother, Yeo Moriba, also having been pressured to have the Juve community pay the blackmailers. Now that the case is in the hands of justice, Pogba will therefore be able to focus on the rest of his season, during which he hopes to resume competition as soon as possible to try to regain his best level for the Cup. of the World with the France team.

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