'He Hates Losing!' Florentin Pogba Offers Insight Into His Superstar Brother's Mentality

?Brothers Florentin and Paul Pogba will face each other twice in the space of a week, when Manchester United face St Etienne in the Europa League last-32. The first leg is on Thursday at Old Trafford, with the return tie a week later in France.

The MailOnline quotes Floretin, when he describes how wound up the Manchester United midfielder gets when he loses, going so far as to say that he hopes to see his younger brother ‘buzzing with rage’ after the two-legged tie. 


With the world’s most expensive player looking to make a trophy winning return to Old Trafford, the St Etienne midfielder said: “I predicted it, I was speaking to my brother during the draw and said: ‘Watch, we’re going to get Manchester United.”

“We were drawn out first and and they came out of the hat second. We had a laugh and said: ‘The day has come. We’re going to face each other on the pitch, rather than on our neighbourhood mini-pitch.”

“It’s incredible, a one-off, so we’re going to make the most of it.”


The brothers were always playing with friends in the suburbs of the French capital while growing up, before their careers took them on different paths. Paul went to Le Havre and Florentin to Celta Vigo.

Florentin’s twin brother Mathias (Pogba) is also a professional footballer currently playing for Sparta Rotterdam, he joined Florentin after he moved out to Spain.

Florentin is confident that Mathias will show no bias and just “support his brothers” in the tie.

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