Paul Pogbamidfielder from Juventushe was disqualified for 4 years doping. The anti-doping prosecutor’s request was granted. The footballer later tested positive for testosterone Udinese-Juventus from August 20th. A game in which the Juventus midfielder did not take part and sat on the bench until the final whistle. At almost 31 years old (he turns old on March 15), the Frenchman’s career appears to end here unless the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne, to which his lawyers could appeal, overturns the ruling.

Pogba and the no to the plea deal

The prosecution never believed the defense’s version of accidental ingestion of the substance. A crucial point for Pogba’s lawyers, who rejected the plea deal, a move that would likely have halved the length of the break at least.

Pogba, doping and the self-destruction of fate that has disappeared from the Juventus world

by Domenico Marchese

Pogba, the fall of a champion

The disqualification for doping is just the latest chapter in the downfall of a champion who made completely wrong decisions, to which was added the drama of the blackmail he committed Brother Mathias. Returned to Juventus Two seasons ago, in the middle of the summer tour in the United States, he tore his lateral meniscus: the club pushed for surgery directly in the United States, but he instead listened to advisors and friends, or suspected so, and lost his entire career in one fell swoop. season and World Cup with the decision not to undergo surgery. And the trust of the club, which had believed in him, took away from him Manchester United at 18 to let him blossom and four years later to sell him to the same Red Devils before giving him a second chance in Turin. The last one played very badly because the Frenchman will probably never play at a high level again.

Paul Pogba banned for 4 years: from testosterone to refusal to negotiate, the stages of history

by Domenico Marchese