Published: Thu, March 21, 2019
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Paul Pogba Buys American-Style Championship Rings for France's World Cup Team

Paul Pogba Buys American-Style Championship Rings for France's World Cup Team

"The present has arrived", said Paul Pogba on Wednesday, confirming he had given all his France team-mates world champion rings modelled on those in many American sports.

France worldwide Pogba has developed a strong relationship with Rashford at Manchester United over the past few months.

Pogba scored in the final as France defeated Croatia 4-2 in Moscow to win the trophy for the second time in the country's history.

Pogba and others revealed the rings, which were modeled after the hardware given to National Basketball Association and NFL championship teams, on social media on Wednesday.

"It helps me because they're both fast", he told Eurosport. It's a small gift from me.

Pogba celebrates with his team-mates after scoring in the World Cup final
Pogba celebrates with his team-mates after scoring in the World Cup final

Jason of Beverley Hills, the designer of the ring, posted pictures of the jewellery on their official Instagram account. "This ring you can lose, but the World Cup you do not lose that".

Each ring is absolutely covered in ice and boasts a slick diamond-encrusted Tricolore behind a golden French Football Federation crest complete with two stars to commemorate two World Cup titles.

"An unforgettable gift and an unforgettable memory", was the response to the present from teammate Blaise Matuidi on social media. "Thanks from the bottom of my heart to the jeweller @paulpogba".

France begin Euro 2020 qualifying at Moldova on Friday, before facing Iceland at Stade de France on Monday.


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