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Paul Pogba reveals he suffered bouts of despair after falling out with Jose Mourinho at Manchester United and wished to isolate himself

Paul Pogba reveals he suffered bouts of depression after falling out with Jose Mourinho at Manchester United and wanted to isolate himself

Paul Pogba has revealed that he went into despair after his fallout with former boss Jose Mourinho at Manchester United.

Pogba was stripped of the vice-captaincy by Mourinho in September 2018 as their relationship turned bitter, and he believes the scenario led to psychological health issues.

‘I’ve had depression in my profession, however we do not speak about it,’ Pogba stated in an interview with Le Figaro whereas on international duty with France.

‘Personally, it began when I was with Jose Mourinho at United. You ask your self questions, you surprise if you are at fault as a result of you’ve never experienced these moments in your life.

‘All top athletes undergo these moments however few discuss it. Inevitably, you’ll really feel it (despair) in your physique, in your head, and you will have a month, even a year, the place you aren’t effectively. However you do not have to say it. In any case publicly.

‘We earn some huge cash and we do not complain actually, however that does not forestall us from going by moments which can be tougher than others, like everyone else in life.

The Frenchman additionally disclosed that his winners’ medal from the 2018 World Cup has been stolen, saying: ‘Once I went home, I discovered that my home was robbed following the entry of three people who stole my safe. There was my mom’s jewellery in there and my World Cup medal.,”

‘What scared me probably the most is that my two children had been at home with the nanny in the course of the incident. She heard every little thing, referred to as my wife and security, then locked herself in a room with the boys.

‘For a number of days after, she was in shock. The most important thing is that my children are doing fantastic.’

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