Pogba removes beer bottle from Euro 2020 press conference
France star, Paul Pogba is making the headlines after moving a bottle of beer from the table during a press conference at Euro 2020.
This is happening a day after Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo also moved two bottles of Coca-cola during a conference, and then encouraged people to drink “agua!” (water) instead.
Pogba was in action for France in their 1-0 victory over Germany in their opening game at the continental competition.
He was awarded the Heineken ‘star of the match’ after the game, but has now gone viral for removing a bottle of Heineken beer from the table.
Read Also: Coca-Cola loses $4bn after Ronaldo’s gesture
The Manchester United midfielder who is a practising Muslim just discreetly moved the beer and placed it below the table during the post-match press conference.
Meanwhile, it is understood that tournament organizer, UEFA does not see the players’ actions as an issue.
Ripples Nigeria had earlier reported that the market value of Coca-Cola reportedly lost around $4bn after Ronaldo’s actions, but the firm, which is worth, almost $240bn, has already shrugged off the impact.
“Everyone is entitled to their drink preferences,” said Coca-Cola in a short statement, adding that each individual has different “tastes and needs”.
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