According to one information from Parisian, Paul Pogba benefits from police protection in Italy following the extortion attempts of which he would have been the victim. This protection, which also benefits his mother, also a victim of intimidation, extends to French territory. Faced with investigators, the 2018 world champion explained that he had been trapped by childhood friends and two hooded men armed with assault rifles, claiming 13 million euros from him.
Saturday, his brother Mathias was indicted counts of "extortion as an organized gang" and "participation in a criminal association with a view to the preparation of a crime". He was incarcerated. Four other suspects were imprisoned for the same charges, as well as that of "arrest, kidnapping, sequestration or arbitrary detention to prepare or facilitate the commission of a crime or misdemeanour".