Yeo Moriba, the mother of French superstar Paul Pogba, sat down with TF1 to discuss the pending alleged extortion case her sons have found themselves wrapped up in. Mathias Pogba was jailed in connection with an alleged plot against his brother Paul as covered by GFFN.
In the interview, transcribed by L’Équipe, Yeo Moriba talked about Paul’s recovery stating, “Paul is starting to recover little by little psychologically.”
She detailed the aftermath of Paul’s alleged kidnapping and how affected he was. She stated that “This affair tormented him. He didn’t tell us right away that he had been kidnapped. Nobody knew, his brothers weren’t aware either.”
It was clear from her responses that she felt for both of her sons as any mother would. Even with the allegations against her son Mathias, she defended him saying, “Mathias was manipulated, threatened… I’m worried about him.”
The World Cup winner’s mother claimed that Mathias’ alleged actions were done under duress. She explained in detail, “He acted under threat, he is not like that. I know him. I can swear. Before leaving for Guinea, I spoke with him once. I told him he shouldn’t do the videos, but I felt he was taken aback. Mathias is nice. For me, my two sons are victims and that torments me . . . I’m worried about him. He’s my son. He doesn’t know banditry.”
Author: Andrew Collins