Paul Pogba is destined to be a superstar. At the tender age of 20, the French international (which is an incredible accomplsihment in its own right) is already a vital piece of a Juventus side that is well on its way to a third consecutive Serie A title.
Manager Antonio Conte knows it - Pogba has started 22 of the club’s 26 Serie A games so far this season.
President Andrea Agnelli knows it – he continues to work on extending the youngster’s contract, telling reportersduring a recent UNESCO event that he has absolutely no desire to see the midfielder wearing another kit.
Unfortunately for both men, the rest of the world knows it, too.
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Brazilian football is often the source of incredible video highlights showcasing some of the most breathtaking individual goals around.
But today, the host of the 2014 World Cup has provided us with something far better.
During a second division match between Atlético Clube Goianiense and Avaí on Tuesday, the former made the following substitution that will no doubt go down as the best in the history of the game.
The match may not have been a Thriller – Atlético would claim a 2-1 victory — but just Imagine the party in the city of Goiânia if those three points help them win promotion to the top flight next season.
And no, I’m not sorry for the references.