Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba on Monday denied media reviews that mentioned he give up the France nationwide group over feedback made by the nation’s President Emmanuel Macron which have been perceived to be in opposition to Islam. The French chief this month declared warfare on “Islamist separatism”, which he believes is taking on some Muslim communities in France.
The Solar newspaper alleged that Pogba, a practising Muslim, reacted to Macron’s feedback by quitting the nationwide group.
“Unacceptable,” the 27-year-old wrote on a Twitter publish https://twitter.com/paulpogba/standing/1320694251743793152 together with a “pretend information” sticker on a screenshot of the headline from The Solar.
“So The Solar did it once more,” he added https://www.instagram.com/p/CGzneJhDINP. “Completely 100% unfounded information about me are going round, stating issues I’ve by no means mentioned or thought.
“I’m appalled, indignant, shocked and annoyed some ‘media’ sources use me to make complete pretend headlines within the wise topic of French present occasions and including the French nationwide group to the pot.
“I’m in opposition to any and all types of terror and violence. Sadly, some press individuals don’t act responsibly when writing the information, abusing their press freedom, not verifying if what they write/reproduce is true, making a gossip chain with out caring (if) it impacts individuals’s lives and my life.”
Pogba added that he was taking authorized motion in opposition to the publishers.
The report got here days after Macron paid tribute to a French historical past trainer who was beheaded by an Islamist radical for utilizing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad in a category on freedom of expression for 13-year-olds.