Les Bleus secured their safe passage to the last-16 following a solitary first-half goal from PSG superstar Kylian Mbappé, in a game that saw few clear-cut chances for either side.
Given he’s playing for his country in a role that he enjoys, many thought this could be Pogba’s time to shine on the international stage, but he struggled to dominate Peru’s stubborn and energetic midfielders.
The £89 million Manchester United star is no stranger to taking heat from supporters if things don’t go as planned – and if he’s wise he’ll keep away from Twitter for the next few hours at least:
At least Pogba is shit for France too, not just United.
— The Broken Rebels (@brokenrebels) June 21, 2018
Still yet to see Paul Pogba play well like😴
— Ben MacDonald (@BenMacca8) June 21, 2018
I like Pogba yeah, but I can’t lie …. he’s overrated
— Zubair. (@toyosizubair) June 21, 2018
Pogba will cost France
— Amahle (@Ms_Koketso) June 21, 2018
If you told me Paul Pogba cost £20mil I'd tell you to fuck off right now. Worth £10mil tops. As for costing £100mil. How fucking done were the rags?
— Cynical Author (@Cynical_Author) June 21, 2018
Pogba terrible in the second half
— 48 hours FC (@Pranav_CFC) June 21, 2018
Goway pogba ye pile of shit #WorldCupRussia2018
— jason (@jason_swords) June 21, 2018
Pogba not dominating this Peru midfield is beyond me. Horrific performance from Griezmann as well. Frace playing shit football under Deschamps.
— Yudha TP (@yudhatystm) June 21, 2018
But Paul Pogba has been shit… overrated yhuuu #worldcup
— Just_Lava 🇦🇷 (@Just_lava) June 21, 2018
Did Pogba really play that poorly? Does he deserve all of this critcism?
What do you think?