Paul Pogba is determined to make this World Cup a winning one for France after admitting it could be his last.
The 25-year-old has started both games for France as Didier Deschamps’ side have reached the knockout stage after beating Australia 2-1 and Peru 1-0.
That means Pogba will be 29 when the next World Cup comes around — in Qatar for 2022 — which isn’t an age many would consider retiring from international football at…
The Manchester United midfielder is currently playing at his third World Cup and is determined to enjoy the experience should this be his final one.
“It might be my last World Cup,” Pogba said in Sunday’s press conference ahead of their final group game against Denmark on Tuesday.
“I’m realistic, we don’t know if I’ll be called up, maybe other players will be better than me.
“I hope I’ll play more (tournaments). I’ve already had the chance to play two, some can only dream to play one.”
France will top Group C if they avoid defeat against Denmark at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
That means they’ll then face the runners-up in Group D which is currently topped by Croatia with Nigeria, Iceland and Argentina all battling to keep their World Cup hopes alive.
Although they have won their first two games at the World Cup, the French haven’t been all that convincing in Russia. They look like a group of individuals rather than a team and unless that is fixed before the latter stages, Deschamps and his players will be on an early flight back home.