Paul Pogba takes up acting role amidst doping ban

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Paul Pogba is pursing an role in a French film titled ‘4 Zéros’, months after he was handed a four-year ban from football due to doping allegations.

The French film is reportedly a sequel to the 2002 release titled ‘3 Zéros’.

During filming in Paris last week, Pogba was spotted participating in the project, also taking on the role of a youth team football coach, according to ESPN and Le Parisien.

talkSPORT reported that eye witnesses praised his natural talent, enjoining him to explore more opportunities in acting.

Pogba take up acting role amidst doping ban – Getty image

 

While awaiting the outcome of his appeal against the doping sanctions, Pogba’s involvement in the film offers a glimpse into his activities outside of football.

If the ban stands, the former Manchester United star is not expected to return to football until 2027.

The doping allegations emerged after Pogba tested positive for a banned testosterone substance following a match against Udinese in August last year.

Despite being suspended since September, Pogba remains determined to challenge the sanctions.

His career in football has seen him play for top clubs in Europe like Manchester United and Juventus.

He has also made some remarkable achievements, notable among them include the Europa League, League Cup, and the World Cup with France in 2018.

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