[42] On 19 September, he was named to the first team to participate in their Football League Cup tie against Leeds United the following day, with Ferguson proclaiming, "I intend to play him [Pogba] against Leeds United. Jose Mourinho was left seething after his Manchester United side was beaten 2-1 by Turkish club Fenerbahce in the Europa League in November 2016. [78] In the UEFA Champions League group stage match against RB Leipzig on 28 October, Martial scored his first goal of the season, slotting home United's fourth goal in a 5–0 win. In January, Martial scored again against Everton away, scored against Stoke City and provide the winning goal against Burnley. [27], Martial won his first individual honour at United as he picked up the 'PFA Fan's Player of the Month' for September, in which he notched up three goals from two matches. ", "France has 'problem with Islam' and there is 'too much unwanted immigration', says Hollande in explosive book", "Is Pogba a Muslim? In October Martial scored United's only goal in their win over Tottenham and again in November against Watford and Newcastle United. Speaking to Italian publication Tuttosport, Raiola says that Pogba is "unhappy at Manchester United." [45] In May, he won the first European trophy of his career, coming on as a substitute in the 2017 UEFA Europa League Final. [166] France reached the semi-finals where the team faced Spain. [23] Van Gaal called it a "marvellous goal". Mankowski had previously been the assistant manager of the senior national team under the reign of Raymond Domenech. [91], In the aftermath of France's 2–1 win over Denmark in October 2015, Fenerbahçe defender Simon Kjær was reportedly stunned after playing against him to learn that Martial was just 19. Martial retained his starting berth at Manchester United under new manager José Mourinho, starting ahead of in-form teammate Marcus Rashford on the left wing for the opening few games of the season. Aziz Benaaddane, one of Martial's coaches at Les Ulis, told the BBC Sport in 2015 that as a six-year-old, Martial was able to run in a straight line to the goal: "We've got 400 youngsters playing for us but a talent like that arrives only once every five or six years. L'ancien défenseur s'est éteint à seulement 17 ans. [40] Martial returned to the starting line-up against Watford at Old Trafford on 11 February by providing an assist to Juan Mata and later scoring a goal for himself in the 60th minute, he was later declared the man of the match. [94] Paul Pogba's agent, Mino Raiola, received a reported €27 million from Juventus when he re-joined Manchester United;[95] Juventus disclosed the fee as an auxiliary expense, for €26.154 million. Manchester United Recommended for you 20:40 Marouane Fellaini: Retrouvez toute l'actualité et les stats de la carrière de ce joueur, Milieu de Manchester United, né le 22 novembre 1987 à Etterbeek. On 17 May 2018, Martial was named on the standby list for the 23-man French squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. We felt it, we saw the potential and we pushed him". [6] In his first season back, he won the League Cup and the Europa League. [80], Martial scored five goals as France topped their qualification group for the 2012 UEFA European Under-17 Championship: two goals in a 5–0 win over the Faroe Islands, and a hat-trick against Northern Ireland in Luxembourg. Manchester City a publié un message d'hommage à l'un de ses anciens joueurs: Jeremy Wisten. [114], Due to the absence of team captain Antonio Valencia, Pogba took over temporary captaincy of the club in the opening games of the 2018–19 season. I'm quite happy that if they [footballers] carry on that way, they're probably better doing it away from us. He has another older brother, Dorian, who was the captain of the senior team at Les Ulis. France won the match 4–2. Pogba also contributed to the opening goal scored by Fabio Quagliarella. [170], On 22 March 2013, Pogba made his debut for the French senior team in a 2014 World Cup qualifier against Georgia. His control of the ball and the way he can swiftly change the play from defence to attack is special. [118] Continuing tentions between Pogba and Mourinho saw him branded a "virus" who influenced United's bad form by the manager. [104] Manchester United finished the 2016–17 Premier League season in sixth place, with Pogba being involved in 30 games, scoring five goals and providing four assists. [58], On 5 May 2013, Pogba was sent off in Juventus' Scudetto-clinching game for spitting towards an opponent after being slapped in the face. The fee was reportedly met with astonishment by the French public. Prior to his international debut, Pogba was named captain of the under-16 team by coach Guy Ferrier. [60], On 24 November, Martial started in United's goalless draw with Crystal Palace, playing the full 90 minutes. [101] Manager José Mourinho defended Pogba after the game, criticising football's "Einsteins" for being too quick to judge the player. [103] On 24 May 2017, Pogba scored in the 18th minute of the Europa League final against Dutch club AFC Ajax, which proved to be the game-winning goal as Manchester United defeated Ajax 2–0 to win United's first continental trophy in nine years. [45], Pogba made his Premier League debut against Stoke City on 31 January 2012, replacing Javier Hernández in the 72nd minute. [28] A few days later, he gained his second trophy at United, as his strike against Liverpool earned him the club's 'Goal of the Month' for September. [7] In the 2018–19 season, he was named to the PFA Team of the Year. He wears Adidas Predator football boots which he has promoted in commercials. [75] On 24 June 2020, he scored his first senior hat-trick in a 3–0 home win against Sheffield United. During his time in Italy, Pogba further established himself as one of the most promising young players in the world and received the Golden Boy award in 2013, followed by the Bravo Award in 2014. A youth international for France from under-16 to under-21 level, Martial made his senior debut in 2015. [32] On 10 January 2011, in the FA Youth Cup, Pogba scored a long-range goal, described as a "piledriver," in the team's 3–2 victory over Portsmouth. [191] France eventually won the World Cup by a score of 4–2. [139], Pogba started for Manchester United in their opening game in the Premier League on 11 August 2019, providing two assists in the club's 4–0 home win over Chelsea. [36] Nevertheless, on 2 October 2016, Martial came off the bench at Old Trafford to score United's only goal—his first of the new season—against Stoke City, a game that ended in a 1–1 draw. He told French newspaper L'Équipe, "He's really good for 19. Tout l'effectif de Manchester United de la saison 2020/2021 et la composition type des Red Devils par compétition et par système tactique [95] His older brother, Johan, is a professional defender, who represented France up to under-20 level. I didn't know him when I was in France. [205][206] Upon Pogba's departure from Juventus in 2016, his former teammate Gianluigi Buffon compared him to French former playmakers Michel Platini and Zinedine Zidane, and also praised his ability, leadership, work-rate and attitude, both on the pitch and in training, stating that he "...is a tremendous warrior on the pitch but also has so much talent. [85] On 31 October, Pogba made his 100th Serie A appearance in a 2–1 home win over Torino in the Turin Derby,[86] also scoring Juventus's opening goal from a half-volley from outside the area. [41] On 25 August, in the team's second league match against Swansea City reserves, Pogba scored the second goal in a 6–0 rout. During the match, Pogba replaced Claudio Marchisio and scored the first goal of the game; he was elected Man of the Match. Wayne Rooney, Marcus Rashford and Ashley Young scored the goals. [25] On 23 September, again as a replacement for Mata, Martial scored his fourth goal in four games for his new club, concluding a 3–0 win over Ipswich Town in the third round of the League Cup. [146] Pogba made two appearances from the bench in late December against Watford and Newcastle United before suffering a second recurrence of his August injury. 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[63] On 14 April, Pogba produced an assist in Juventus's 2–0 win over Udinese, the same team that Pogba scored two magnificent goals against in the previous season. In the team's opening group stage match against Serbia, he converted a penalty in a 3–0 win. [162], Pogba made his debut with the under-19 team in its first match of the season against Italy on 6 September 2011. On the final day of the Premier League season, Pogba started for Manchester United as they lost to Cardiff City 2–0 at Old Trafford and after the game, Pogba was seen talking to some fans who were throwing him abuse. [136], During the summer of 2019, Pogba hinted that his time at the club was coming to an end as he said "it could be a good time to have a new challenge somewhere else" with Real Madrid and Juventus being linked to the player. His return to the squad was in a League Cup penalty shootout win over Rochdale. È scudetto Juve", "Sassuolo-Juventus 1–1: segnano Zaza e Pogba, Roma a −1 dai bianconeri", "Lazio-Juventus 0–3: super Pogba e Tevez espugnano Roma", "Ballon d'Or award: Five Premier League players on shortlist but Luis Suarez omitted", "Pogba premiato col "Bravo" dal Guerin Sportivo", "Coppa Italia, Juventus-Verona 6–1. Martial's first start of the season came on 20 September in a 4–1 win over Burton upon Trent in the League Cup in which he also scored. [24] Eight days later, in his first Premier League start, he scored twice in an away win, 3–2 at Southampton. 2017–18 season. He made his professional debut for Lyon on 6 December 2012, in a Europa League group stage match against Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona, replacing goalscorer Yassine Benzia for the final 10 minutes of a 2–0 victory at the Stade de Gerland. "[93], Martial is of Guadeloupean descent. Find the perfect Manchester United Everton 2016 August 3 stock photos and editorial news pictures from Getty Images. [72] He also scored in United's second match, a 1–1 draw away against Wolverhampton Wanderers on 19 August 2019. Not only is he quick, but he's also technically good. [122], Under new manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjær, Pogba saw a revival in his form as he scored twice consecutively against Huddersfield Town[123] and Bournemouth. [41][42] On 26 February, he was named in the starting XI that faced Southampton at Wembley Stadium for the 2017 EFL Cup Final,[43] which United won 3–2. [137] Despite the speculation of Pogba leaving, he participated in United's preseason. Pouvez-vous nommer les joueurs sélectionnés en Equipe de France sur la période 1994-2020 ? [132] Pogba's form dipped towards the end of the season as Manchester United only won 2 of their last 12 games of the season as they were knocked out of the FA cup by Wolverhampton Wanderers. [130] Pogba continued this trend by scoring again in United's FA Cup fifth round tie against Chelsea where United won 2–0[131] and got an assist in a 3–1 win against Crystal Palace. He made his debut for the senior team a year later and featured prominently at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, where he was awarded the Best Young Player Award for his performances. [143][144] In late October it was announced that due to his injury, he would be out until December 2019. [7] His youth coaches describe him as a shy and quiet person. [18] Le Havre also announced its intent to ask FIFA to probe the situation. [203] His characteristics and playing role in midfield initially led him to be compared with former France international Patrick Vieira in his youth. In January 2020, Pogba underwent surgery on his ankle putting him out of action for a further four to eight weeks. Pogba scored the fourth goal in a 4–0 victory over West Ham United on the opening weekend of the 2017–18 Premier League season. [117] However, following a spell of poor form and strained relationship with Mourinho, Pogba found himself benched and linked with an exit from Manchester United during the January transfer season. [68] Later that month, on 18 October, Pogba saved Juventus from a defeat against Sassuolo by scoring a decisive equaliser; he was later named Man of the Match. (avec clubs 1ère et dernière sélection) [70] On 10 March, Martial returned as a substitute against Arsenal after sustaining an injury against PSG a month prior. [76] In the second leg of Juventus's round of 16 tie against Borussia Dortmund, Pogba was taken off during the first half after injuring his hamstring and was later ruled out for two months. [7], According to journalist Philippe Auclair, Martial plays in a style similar to former French international Thierry Henry, with speed and technical ability both in wide positions and up front. [199] A large, quick, hard-working and physically strong player, he excels in the air and is also known for his stamina, as well as his powerful and accurate striking ability from distance; he has also drawn praise for his finesse, technique, flair and dribbling skills,[193][200][201][202] as well as his ability to hold up the ball. He made his youth international debut on 23 September 2008 in the team's opening match of the campaign against Wales in Llanelli. [46] He made another substitute appearance against West Bromwich Albion on 11 March. [29] The team finished first in their group, but lost to Arsenal 5–3 on penalties in the play-off semi-finals. [165] On 11 June 2012, Pogba was named to the squad to participate in the tournament. ", "Paul Pogba won't score 20 goals a season but he is the best midfielder in the world, says Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho", "Paul Pogba could be Man United's best free-kick taker - Phil Neville", "Is Pogba United's first-choice penalty taker? [190], In the 59th minute of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final, Pogba extended France's lead over Croatia to 3–1 with a strike from the edge of the penalty area after his initial shot had been blocked. [14], In his second season at Monaco, Martial scored nine goals in 36 Ligue 1 games, starting on 5 October 2014 when as a substitute for Lucas Ocampos, he gained a 1–1 draw at reigning champions Paris Saint-Germain with a last-minute strike from close range. After beginning his senior career with Manchester United two years later, limited appearances persuaded him to depart to join Italian side Juventus on a free transfer in 2012, where he helped the club to four consecutive Serie A titles, as well as two Coppa Italia and two Supercoppa Italiana titles. [141] Pogba suffered racist abuse on social media after missing a penalty during a 1–1 away draw against Wolverhampton Wanderers the following game. Similar to the previous two seasons, Pogba was installed as captain by Mankowski and made his under-20 debut in a 0–0 draw against China. "[94], In 2019, Christopher Simpson of Bleacher Report noted that Martial "...has pace to burn and the dribbling skills to accompany it, making him very difficult to defend against, and he's a composed finisher in front of goal too. Découvrez la composition du club Manchester United FC pour la saison 2015/2016 : liste des joueurs, postes, numéros, entraîneur et staff. [19] This was the highest transfer fee paid for a teenager, breaking the previous record of £27 million United paid for Luke Shaw a year earlier, and that Paris Saint-Germain had paid for Marquinhos in 2013. [81] He added two more in elite round victories against Switzerland and Sweden to confirm qualification. [153] Under Pogba's leadership, the team recorded impressive victories over Uruguay and Italy in the Tournoi du Val-de-Marne and defeated the Republic of Ireland by an aggregate score of 8–2 over the course of two matches. … "[207][208] Pogba is also an effective free kick[209] and penalty taker. At just 14 years old in 2009 he was spotted by scouts from the Olympique Lyonnais academy and joined it the same year. In 2016, Pogba was named to the 2015 UEFA Team of the Year, as well as the 2015 FIFA FIFPro World XI, after helping Juventus to the 2015 UEFA Champions League Final, their first in 12 years. [7] Martial is Roman Catholic. [89] Three days later he was named to the 2015 FIFA FIFPro World XI. [124] In January 2019, Pogba assisted Marcus Rashford's game-winning goal against Tottenham Hotspur,[125] with consecutive goals in the following matches against Brighton & Hove Albion[126] and Burnley. Le Havre's response to Pogba's decision to join Manchester United. [59] Martial also won Manchester United's October Player of the Month award. Van Gaal stated, "Anthony is a naturally talented, young, multi-functional forward with great potential. It began against Leicester City in the FA Community Shield, with United prevailing 2–1 to win the first trophy of the domestic calendar. [210], Pogba has a sponsorship deal with sportswear and equipment supplier Adidas. [152], Pogba began his international career for France with the national youth football team and earned caps at all levels for which he was eligible. [145] In December 2019 his return was delayed by illness. [57] The midfielder was subsequently praised for his performance in the match by several Italian media outlets such as la Repubblica, Il Messaggero and La Gazzetta dello Sport. [64] After missing United's tie with Southampton, Martial played in the club's home game against Arsenal in which he scored his eighth goal of the season with the match ending in a 2–2 draw. The move surprised his parent club, as it allegedly had a "non-solicitation agreement" with Pogba, which was agreed to by not only the player but also his parents in 2006. [8] His first Ligue 1 game was on 3 February 2013 against Ajaccio, when he came on as a substitute in the 79th minute for Rachid Ghezzal in a 3–1 away loss. [68], On 31 January 2019, Martial signed a new five-year contract with Manchester United. [154][155][156][157] On 31 January 2009, he scored his first youth international goal in the 2009 Aegean Cup Final against Norway. On 30 June 2013, AS Monaco announced they had signed Martial to a three-year contract for a fee of €5 million plus bonuses. Anthony Jordan Martial (French pronunciation: ; born 5 December 1995) is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Manchester United and the France national team.. Men's adidas Bruno Fernandes White Manchester United 2020/21 Third Replica Player Jersey. [7] Mahamadou Niakite, another coach, added that Martial was put in higher age groups, as at the age of six he had the ability of most eight-year-olds, and at around the age of 12–13 he was focused on becoming a professional. [183], In the quarter-final match against Iceland on 3 July, at the Stade de France, Pogba was able to recapture his form, putting on a dominant performance in his new midfield role, as he scored his nation's second goal of the night from a header following Antoine Griezmann's corner, which he had previously helped to obtain;[183] he later started the play which led to Griezmann's goal, as the host nation advanced to the semi-finals of the competition following a 5–2 win. [142], On 31 August, Pogba suffered an ankle injury in a 1–1 draw against Southampton, putting him out of action for one month. [150], On 9 July, Pogba scored his first goal of the season as United won 3–0 at Aston Villa. Playing youth football for Les Ulis, Martial began his professional career at Lyon, then transferred to AS Monaco in 2013 for a fee of €6 million. [79] He scored his first league goal of the season on 17 December 2020 in a 3–2 away win against Sheffield United. [16][23] On 7 October, Manchester United were cleared of wrongdoing by a judge appointed by FIFA, with the declaration that Pogba was not contractually linked to Le Havre. [15], Pogba began his football career at the age of six playing for US Roissy-en-Brie, a few miles south of his hometown. [77], On 4 October 2020, Martial received the first red card of his career for hitting out at Erik Lamela during United's 1–6 loss to Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League and was later banned for three domestic games. [112] In the derby at Etihad Stadium on 7 April, Pogba scored two goals in quick succession as Manchester United came back to defeat their rivals 3–2 after conceding two goals in the first half. [89] However, he did not make the final squad for the tournament which saw France as champions for the second time. [72] In 2014, Pogba was awarded the Bravo Award, by the Italian sports magazine Il Guerin Sportivo, which is awarded to the best under-23 player who has participated in European competitions. Born in Massy, Essonne, Martial spent his youth years with Paris-based CO Les Ulis from 2001,[6] the same team who produced French internationals Thierry Henry and Patrice Evra. 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