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Photos: Footballer Paul Pogba in Mecca to perform Umrah

Paul Pogba
The world's most expensive footballer Paul Pogba is on minor pilgrimage (Umrah) to Islam's holiest city as he marks the start of Ramadan, according to BBC. 

The French international footballer shared a picture of himself in Saudi Arabia's Mecca on Sunday, captioning it the "most beautiful thing I've seen in my life".

He also sent a tweet wishing everyone a "happy Ramadan".

The 24-year-old became the most expensive footballer in history last summer, after Manchester United paid Juventus a reported $114m fee.

Following the end of the season, Pogba shared a short video of himself with a suitcase, saying he was "en route" for his prayers. He is attending Umrah, a minor non-mandatory Muslim pilgrimage.

Pogba is reported to have visited Mecca at least once before, when he performed the Hajj, a journey every healthy adult Muslim who can afford it is supposed to make at least once in their lives.

Last Modified: Monday، 29 May 2017 12:01 PM