Pogba hates losing Uno games as match as he hates losing football matches (Picture: Getty)
Manchester United star Paul Pogba is so competitive he banned compatriot and Chelsea loanee Kurt Zouma from his house for beating him at the card game Uno. The French teammates, who have known each other for years, often hang out together, especially now Zouma has relocated to the north of England to play for Stoke City. However, sometimes their competitive streaks bring them to blows, even over something as playful as Uno, with Zouma revealing exactly how much Pogba hates losing.
‘He doesn’t like to lose when we play card games, like Uno, he doesn’t like to lose,’ Zouma told Goal. ‘He is the same guy as before, he hasn’t changed. The other day, I went to his house and beat him. He was so, so, so angry.
‘He didn’t want me to come anymore. ‘He told me “don’t come anymore to my house”. I said “my friend, please, it’s only Uno we’re talking about”.’ Pogba has come in for criticism for his flash hairstyles and dance celebrations – not least from a certain Garth Crooks – and Zouma says it is just a part of his personality his critics will need to put up with.
Zouma continued: ‘You have to say, he loves doing haircuts, he loves doing that. Dabbing, I told him to stop but he won’t stop but you know, it is good. ‘Pogba is one of the best players, he’s got everything. That’s why people talk about him, because he’s so, so good.’