Manchester United star begins fast with trip to Mecca

Manchester United player, Paul Pogba is in Saudi Arabia for umrah. The French international has been posting photos about his spiritual journey on social media.

Before he left for Mecca Pogba posted a photo on Instagram saying he’s on “way to go say thank you for this season”. The former Juventus player scored the opening goal in Manchester United’s 2-nil victory in Europa Cup final.

Pogba began his fast in Mecca. Pic by Marwaan Ahmed via Twitter

The 24-year old began his fast in Mecca where he performed tawaf. Writing on the popular social media platform he remarked that the Ka’ba is ‘the most beautiful thing I’ve seen in my life.’

Pogba was named in French team to play three matches in June. Pic by Marwaan Ahmed via Twitter

After the spiritual break, Pogba will be joining France’s games against Paraguay, Sweden and England in June. He joined Manchester United this year from Italian-side Juventus for world record signing fee of 89 million pounds.

 

 

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