The French national football team, the holder of the Russia 2018 edition, received a new painful blow by announcing its midfielder and Juventus, Paul Pogba, withdrew from the 2022 World Cup in Qatar due to injury.
“Following the medical examinations carried out last Sunday and Monday, it is very distressing to report that Paul Pogba still needs to recover after surgery (on the knee at the beginning of last September),” Pogba’s lawyer and agent Rafaela Pimenta said in a statement. For this reason, Paul cannot Joining (…) the French national team in Qatar.”
Pogba, who contributed to the title in 2018, underwent surgery on the meniscus, and resumed group training with Juventus in recent days, but he suffered a new muscle injury last Sunday that will delay his recovery, and therefore it will be difficult to choose him in the final list that coach Didier Deschamps will announce on the ninth of the month. current month.
The tests that Pogba underwent in Turin and then Pittsburgh (USA), confirmed the impossibility of Pogba’s participation in the global wedding, which begins on the 20th of this month.
Pogba became the second painful blow to the French team in the midfield, after Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante, who previously announced his withdrawal for the same reason.
“What changes things is hard work, resilience and discipline, which are the only things he’s currently thinking about in these trying times,” Pimenta added in the statement.
“Paul will continue to do everything in his power to return to the stadiums for the fans and his team as soon as possible.”
Pogba, 29, has not played an official match since last April. And he was Yemeni, that his departure this summer from Manchester United and his return to Juventus would help him re-launch his professional career, but he was injured just before the start of the season.
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