The decision is wrong – Pogba reacts to four-year soccer ban

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Juventus midfielder, Paul Pogba, has mentioned he’s “shocked and heartbroken” after he was banned from soccer for 4 years for a doping offence.

Pogba has confirmed he’ll enchantment to the Court docket of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

The World Cup winner examined optimistic for Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) following Juventus’ 3-0 win over Udinese in Serie A final August.

The Frenchman was given a provisional suspension in September and a counter-analysis was requested.

Nonetheless, that additionally got here again optimistic.

Anti-doping prosecutors in Italy requested for the previous Manchester United midfielder to be handed a four-year suspension – the utmost punishment allowed.

And The Nationwide Anti-Doping Tribunal (TNA) introduced on Thursday that Pogba is now banned from soccer for 4 years.

“I’ve at the moment been knowledgeable of the Tribunale Nazionale Antidoping’s determination and consider that the decision is wrong,” Pogba mentioned in an announcement.

“I’m unhappy, shocked and heartbroken that every part I’ve inbuilt my skilled enjoying profession has been taken away from me.

“When I’m freed from authorized restrictions, the total story will turn into clear, however I’ve by no means knowingly or intentionally taken any dietary supplements that violate anti-doping laws.

“As an expert athlete, I’d by no means do something to reinforce my efficiency through the use of banned substances and have by no means disrespected or cheated fellow athletes and supporters of any of the groups I’ve performed for, or towards.

“As a consequence of the choice introduced at the moment, I’ll enchantment this earlier than the Court docket of Arbitration for Sport.”

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