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Video: Underrated moment of Paul Pogba genius that played key part in Man Utd star leading France to World Cup glory

People use lazy stereotypes to compare Paul Pogba to players like Patrick Vieira – tall, strong, fast, athletic – but his superb passing, vision and creativity are a massively underrated side of his game.

Just watch the video below as Pogba’s incredible volleyed long ball finds Kylian Mbappe on the right-hand side before the ball eventually finds its way to the Manchester United midfielder to score France’s third.

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Pogba started the move deep in his own half with a moment of immense quality that would have more people purring had it been the likes of Andrea Pirlo, Zinedine Zidane or Paul Scholes.

But this deserves a video clip of its own as Pogba’s moment of magic releases Mbappe to eventually allow Les Bleus to score a crucial goal to make it 3-1 against Croatia on their way to World Cup victory.

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