Muslim football star Pogba speaks out on UK terror attacks
A muslim footballer Paul Pogba said in an interview with Esquire magazine on UK terror attacks that this is not Islam and everybody knows that. Man Utd star added to kill a human being is something crazy so I don't want to put religion on it
Recent terror attacks which have blighted the U.K. should not be linked to religion, one of the country's top footballing stars has said.
In an interview with Esquire magazine Frenchman Paul Pogba, who transferred to one of the biggest teams in the English Premiere League last season from Italian giants Juventus, described the spate of bombings, stabbings and vehicle attacks as "a very difficult moment".
Referring to the Manchester concert bombing which killed 22 people on May 22, Pogba -- a Muslim -- said: "This is not Islam and everybody knows that. I won't be the only one saying that."
"To kill a human being… it's something crazy, so I don't want to put religion on it," he added.
The French international, who was born in 1993 to Guinean parents, previously played for Manchester United for a season in 2011-2012 after spending two years in the youth team.