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Pogba makes Mecca pilgrimage to say thank you for Man United season

Goal.com logo Goal.com 29-05-2017

Paul Pogba is visiting Islam's holiest city, Mecca, to pray, offer his appreciation for a successful season with Manchester United and mark the beginning of Ramadan.

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The world's most expensive footballer posted a photo of himself on Saturday with with his bags packed, accompanied by the caption “On my way to go say thank you for this season. See you soon Manchester!”

On my way to go say thank you for this season. See you soon Manchester! En route pour mes prières... @manchesterunited @equipedefrance #MUFC #heretocreate

A post shared by Paul Labile Pogba (@paulpogba) on May 27, 2017 at 4:22am PDT

Pogba is performing the journey of Umrah, a non-mandatory pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia which may be performed at any time of the year.

Upon his arrival at the Masjid al-Haram, the Europa League winner admitted that it was “the most beautiful thing he's seen in his life”.

On my way to go say thank you for this season. See you soon Manchester! En route pour mes prières... @manchesterunited @equipedefrance #MUFC #heretocreate

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A post shared by Paul Labile Pogba (@paulpogba) on May 27, 2017 at 4:22am PDT

It is said that Pogba has visited Mecca before to perform the tradition of the Hajj, the pilgrimage which must be made at least once in every adult Muslim's life and which is one of the five pillars of the Islamic faith.

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