On Sunday, the Juventus and France midfielder issued a statement through his lawyers stating that the matter had been reported to authorities.
According to AFP, French police have launched an investigation, citing a source.
Pogba’s brother Mathias had previously released videos online promising “major disclosures” about the star.
Mathias Pogba stated that the information was likely to be “explosive,” but provided no further specifics
In statement. “They are in addition to threats and extortion attempts by an organized gang against Paul Pogba,”
“The competent bodies in Italy and France were informed a month ago and there will be no further comments in relation to the ongoing investigation.”
Pogba, who won the World Cup with France in 2018, joined Juventus on a free transfer this summer after leaving Manchester United.
Matthias Pogba stated in his films that the “entire globe, as well as my brother’s fans, and even more so the French team and Juventus, my brother’s team-mates and his sponsors, deserve to know some things.”
He also stated that the discoveries would include Pogba’s agent, Rafaela Pimenta.