Paul Pogba' father, Fassou Antoine, gave up the ghost on Friday, May 12 due to long-term suffering from illness, NAIJ.com understands.
The sad news was confirmed by the family of the deceased on Friday night to Le Parisien. The 79-year-old is survived by three sons; Paul, Florentin, Mathias Pogba who are all football stars.
Fassou's last public appearance was at France's game against Switzerland at Euro 2016.
He was in the stands with Mathias and Florentin to support Paul Pogba.
The Manchester United star last posted a picture of his dad on his Instagram page sending him birthday wishes in March.
He captioned the post "Happy birthday dear Dad, I feel blessed to be your son #pogdaddy #fighter #pogbance.”
Here are some condolence message to the midfielder's father;