Soccer: Paul Pogba’s brother accused of blackmail | football news

The older brother of French football star Paul Pogba was arrested on Saturday together with four other suspects on suspicion of extortion.

This is reported by news agency AFP with reference to legal circles. Mathias Pogba was brought before the investigating judge on the same day. According to AFP, he admitted to blackmailing his brother Paul on video. It had to be about a million.

The brother was a professional soccer player himself

Mathias Pogba (32), who was once a professional soccer player himself, initially denied the allegations against his lawyer. This week he was arrested in France and spoke out about the crime AFP then to it. However, following the decision of the investigating judge, Mathias Pogba’s lawyer announced that he would appeal it because “his client has not committed a crime”.

A huge amount of money was extorted from the “reveal video”

The French authorities’ investigations were preceded by the video on August 27. In it, Mathias Pogba had announced “big revelations” about his Juventus brother in Turin. Consequently, after that AFP– It is said that large sums of money have been demanded if Paul Pogba wanted to prevent the distribution of allegedly compromising videos.


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