Paul Pogba’s Guinean brother asks him to “Trust Allah” in wake of 4-year doping ban

Paul Pogba’s elder brother Fiorentin has left some words of encouragement in the wake of the 4-year doping ban

Paul Pogba’s Guinean brother asks him to “Trust Allah” in wake of 4-year doping ban

David Ben 09:55 - 01.03.2024

Fiorentin Pogba has demonstrated that blood is thicker than water despite the controversies that exits between the Pogba brothers.

Paul Pogba currently finds himself embroiled in a controversy that threatens to cast a shadow over the future of his career.

The recent announcement of a four-year doping ban by Italy's National Anti-Doping Tribunal (TNA) has sent shockwaves through the footballing world and sparking a wave of reactions from fans, pundits, and even family members.

The France and Juventus midfielder was handed a four-year doping ban after testing positive for DHEA (Dehydroepiandrosterone), a banned substance, in August.

Paul Pogba Doping Ban
Ex-Juvetus midfielder Paul Pogba | Imago

Pulse Sports earlier reported that Maria Zulay, Paul’s wife already pledged her unwavering support to her husband following the announcement on Thursday.

However, another member of the Pogba family has also reacted to the shocking news.

Fiorentin Pogba shows support for his brother amid doping ban controversy

Fiorentin Pogba
Fiorentin Pogba | Credit: Instagram

Amidst the turmoil, Paul Pogba's elder brother, Fiorentin, has emerged as a source of support and encouragement for the devastated footballer.

Fiorentin Pogba and Paul Pogba
Fiorentin Pogba and Paul Pogba

Taking to social media, Fiorentin, 33, posted a poignant message alongside a photo of himself and his brother, urging Paul to find solace in faith and resilience.

With the caption, "Courage PP, Allah is in control,"

Fiorentin Pogba and Paul Pogba
Fiorentin Pogba sent a message to Paul Pogba in the wake of the doping ban | Credit: Instagram(@fiorentinpogbaofficial)

Fiorentin Pogba's career trajectory may differ from that of his younger brother, but there is a clear understanding of the challenges and pressures in thee world of professional football.

Fiorentin Pogba and Paul Pogba
Fiorentin Pogba represented Guinea at international level | Credit: Instagram
Paul Pogba doping ban
Paul Pogba is currently serving a 4-year ban for doping| Photo Credit: Imago

Unlike Paul, Fiorentin was born in Guinea and has also represented the Guinean national team, having plied his trade as a defender in various leagues across the globe.

In the wake of the doping ban, Paul Pogba has vehemently denied the accusations and has already released a statement confirming his decision to appeal the ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS).