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Les Blues star Paul Pogba has paid tribute to Argentine wizard Lionel Messi after France knocked Argentina out of the FIFA World Cup 2018.
Lionel Messi’s La Albiceleste’s world cup dream ended in a defeat as they finished second behind Didier Deschamps Les Blues. The Europeans earned their first ever victory over the South Americans at a World Cup, after the seven goal derby came to an end at the Kazan Arena in Russia. Paris Saint-Germain ace Kylian Mbappe was at his best as he scored a brace to help his team secure their golden ticket to World Cup quarter-finals where they’ll take on Uruguay.
Speaking after the game, Pogba took a moment to praise his idol aka the La Albiceleste captain Lionel Messi. In an on pitch interview, Manchester United star Pogba said TyC Sports: “We know that we are playing against probably the best player in the world. For 10 years now I have been watching him, learning from him. He makes me love football more, always.”
“We want to play against the best, and today we won against the best. I will always be united with him, world class players like him, that is all I want to say.”
Paul Pogba on Messi: "We've played against the best player in the world. I've been watching him for 10 years to learn from him, he makes me love football. He's always going to be an idol for me."
— Messi World (@MessiWorId) June 30, 2018