Paul Pogba Breaks Ramadan Fast During Manchester United Europa League Tie Against Roma

Paul Pogba Breaks Ramadan Fast During Manchester United Europa League Tie Against Roma

- Pogba started the game against AS Roma despite being on his fast

- The Man United midfielder soldiered through the first half hour of the game while fasting and had to break his fast mid game

- He played the full 90 minutes and got a goal in the second half as United thrashed AS Roma 6-2

PAY ATTENTION: Join Legit.ng Telegram channel! Never miss important updates!

Paul Pogba had to take a short break from the intense Europa League semi-final first leg clash against AS Roma to break his fast in a beautiful moment.

Ramadhan: Paul Pogba breaks fast during Manchester Utd match with Roma
Pogba played some part of the United game against Roma while fasting. Photo by Matthew Ashton.
Source: Getty Images

Man United were rampant on the day, thumping their opponents 6-2 to set one foot on the final.

Pogba was among the goalscorers on the day as he found the net with a header to make the scores 5-2.

It was a commendable effort from the French World Cup winner, who was fasting for the first 30 minutes of the game.

Read also

Man United demolish Roma at Old Trafford, put one leg In Europa League finals

His first half was a bit sluggish and was responsible for the concession of a penalty which helped Roma to a 2-1 lead.

However, after the break, the Frenchman had broken his fast and came out much more energetic and managed to get in on the action with a goal.

PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see Legit.ng News on your Facebook News Feed!

Despite fasting for some parts of the game, Pogba managed to play the full 90 minutes as Solskjaer brought off Marcus Rashford, Bruno Fernandes and Fred.

Pogba is not the only Premier League player who has found himself on duty during the holy month of Ramadan.

On Monday, Leicester City defender Wesley Fofana was extremely grateful on Monday, April 26, after he was allowed an early shower from a football match so he could break a fast.

Read also

Leicester City star breaks Ramadan fast in the middle of Premier League clash against Crystal Palace

The defender was allowed a short break in the 35th minute to break his fast during the clash against Crystal Palace.

In a past interview with British daily The Times’ Life Times, Pogba admitted he was not raised as a muslim despite his mother practising Islam.

PAY ATTENTION: Become a member of the leading sports Facebook group 'Naija Football Fan Zone'

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Leicester City defender Wesley Fofana was extremely grateful on Monday, April 26 after he was allowed an early shower from a football match so he could break a fast.

Fofana is a staunch Muslim and was allowed a short break in the 35th minute to break his fast during the clash against Crystal Palace.

The defender had gone hours without any food or drink and the crucial Premier League clash was scheduled to take place just before Iftar.

Source: Legit

Online view pixel