Paul Pogba waited until full-time as Manchester United quickly beat Roma to quickly ruin his Ramadan, while the French skipped food at half-time before Ole Gunnar Solskjaer entered the masterclass half. after
- Paul Pogba did his best as Manchester United hit Roma 6-2.
- The midfielder scored goals and played a key role in Bruno Fernandes’ goal opener.
- As a Muslim, Pogba will take part in the month of Ramadan between 12 April and 12 May.
- The French may have broken the fast in the first half but wait until the end
Paul Pogba was barely playing as Manchester United smashed Roma, scored and performed a remarkable performance on Thursday – all while fasting in Ramadan.
The France World Cup winner’s header put United 5-2 in the Europa League semi-final first leg, revised after losing an early penalty. His brilliant technique to set up Bruno Fernandes’ opener was another great moment.
During the holy month from April 12 to May 12, Muslims like Pogba were unable to eat or drink during the day, meaning the midfielder started the game amid his fasting.
Paul Pogba caught fire as Manchester United crushed Roma in the Europa League semi-finals.
The Frenchman scored United’s fifth-placed goal amid a superb performance in midfield.
By setting up the second half to play after dusk, he had the option to quickly stop the match during that time. But he continued to play the masterclass in the second half.
‘Paul Pogba was fasting in Ramadan last night,’ reveals BT Sport’s Reshmin Chowdhury.
He quickly ate, then returned to the media interview, sipping an energy drink. All of this with a big smile.
‘I asked how he managed to diet and play. He raised his head and pointed and said,
Pogba performed excellently despite fasting in Ramadan. But only ate half the time
The French ate a quick post-match meal before coming out for an interview with plenty of energy.
The performance confirms Pogba’s claim that he can step into Ramadan, telling United’s website: ‘I have done it (Ramadan) for years.
‘I’m lucky. It’s not that hot. I’ll handle it. It’s not difficult and it’s for a good reason, so it’s good. ‘
Rio Ferdinand, icon United, responded by writing ‘love this’ after rejoicing at the overwhelming victory, all of which. But kept Old Trafford’s position in the Europa League finals.
United were beaten 2-1 at the break after Lorenzo Pellegrini converted Pogba’s conceded penalty on handball before Edin Sego stuffed another to overhaul Fernandes’ opener.
United then rioted in the second half as Edison Cavani slashed two goals, Fernandes added a second before Greenwood took over Pogba’s header.