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Pogba sends Ramadan greetings from Mecca

Pogba sends Ramadan greetings from Mecca

Paul Pogba marked the start of Ramadan with a visit to Islam's holiest city Mecca on Sunday.

On Instagram, the Frenchman posted a photo of himself standing in front of the Kaaba, a black cube towards which Muslims turn for their five daily prayers.

In pictures posted on Twitter, Pogba is seen dressed in all white ahead of "umrah", the non-mandatory lesser pilgrimage to Mecca that - unlike Hajj - can be performed at any time of the year.

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He later tweeted "happy Ramadan."

On May 22, a suicide bomber at Manchester Arena killed 22 people during a concert.

Just a few days ago, Pogba was celebrating like insane after he scored in the Europa League final against Ajax.

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The explosion killed 22 people , ranging from an eight-year-old schoolgirl to parents who had come to pick up their children. Armed police officers stand near the Manchester Arena, where US singer Ariana Grande had been performing on Tuesday.

Pogba, who is a Muslim, chose to attend Umrah - which is a non-mandatory pilgrimage for people who follow Islam.

Manchester United's £100million record signing Paul Pogba is close to his mother Yeo Moriba, who has overseen his meteoric rise to become the world's most expensive footballer, wrote Quora.

Fifa are to investigate the transfer, a source at world football's governing body told AFP this month.

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A total of 116 people required hospital care in the wake of the massacre, police previously said. Witnesses reported hearing "explosions" near the property as police conducted their searches.

Mecca is believed to be the birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad, and no non-Muslim is allowed to enter.


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