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World’s Most Expensive Footballer, Pogba visits Mecca

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World's Most Expensive Footballer, Pogba visits MeccaThe world’s most expensive footballer Paul Pogba is on pilgrimage to the holiest city of Islam, Mecca days after helping Manchester United to victory in the Europa League final in Stockholm.

On Instagram, the Frenchman shared a photo of himself wearing the white cloth of Muslims performing umrah and standing in front of the Kaaba, a black cube towards which Muslims turn for their five daily prayers and captioned it “Most beautiful thing I’ve seen in my life.”

He also sent a tweet wishing all Muslims a Happy Ramadan.


On May 22, a suicide bomber at Manchester Arena killed 22 people during Ariana Grande‘s concert.

Two days later, Pogba scored one of the two goals which helped Manchester United to a 2-0 victory over Ajax in the Europa League final.

“We played for the people who died,” Pogba told BT Sport after the triumph.

The 24-year-old became the most expensive footballer in history last summer after Manchester United paid Juventus a reported £89m ($114m) fee.

Sources at the World Football’s governing body reports that FIFA will investigate the transfer this month.

Pogba is reported to have visited Mecca at least once before when he performed the Hajj, a journey every healthy adult Muslim who can afford it is supposed to make at least once in their lives.

Mecca is believed to be the birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad, and no non-Muslim is allowed to enter.

World's Most Expensive Footballer, Pogba visits Mecca

7 Comments

  1. Saidat Ibrahim

    May 29, 2017 at 8:54 am

    Non Muslims too can enter Makkah o

    • A Real Nigerian

      May 29, 2017 at 9:54 am

      Only in very special cases

    • kay

      June 1, 2017 at 9:54 am

      paul pogba is a muslim

  2. curious

    May 29, 2017 at 9:49 am

    Then after this one he would return to dencia…..to continue training!

  3. mecca

    May 29, 2017 at 11:13 am

    Please edit,non-muslims can enter MECCA!!

  4. tunmi

    May 29, 2017 at 1:11 pm

    BN this headline is just tacky. You could have found a better way to describe Pogba. Is it a Nigerian thing to always inject money even when needed or na only poverty mentality?

  5. Tayo

    May 30, 2017 at 6:03 pm

    non-muslim cant?? hearing this for the first time tho

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