David Beckham Welcomes Paul Pogba To Adidas Soccer Roster

French soccer player Paul Pogba is getting a warm welcome to Adidas’ roster from one of soccer’s greatest.

On Wednesday, Beckham shared his congratulations on Instagram.

“Welcome to the @adidasfootball club @paulpogba! I played my whole career with adidas where I created so many special memories with this brand. Enjoy every moment of the adventure, I wish you all the best! #BeTheDifference,” Beckham wrote.


Pogba, a 23-year-old star midfielder on Italian club Juventus and a member of the French national team, has won three Italian league titles and in 2015 was named to the FIFPro World XI team—a roster of 58 of the world’s best soccer players.

Adidas and Pogba collaborated on a exclusive Ace 16+ Purecontrol cleat in black and gold. The cleats will be made in limited quantity, and Pogba will wear the shoes on the pitch.

Paul Pogba Adidas Cleats
The Paul Pogba Ace 16+ Purecontrol cleat.
CREDIT: Courtesy of brand.

“This is the first sponsor contract I’ve signed and it’s a very important decision for me,” said Pogba. “I chose adidas because we have shared passions and values. Adidas has the same vibe as I do, on and off the pitch.”

Paul Pogba Adidas Cleats
Another look at the Paul Pogba Ace 16+ Purecontrol cleat.
CREDIT: Courtesy of brand.

Pogba went on to explain that in Adidas he found a brand that will allow him to express himself and to explore fresh ideas. The Adidas soccer roster includes stars Lionel Messi, Mesut Ozil, Gareth Bale and others.

Want More?

Adidas Originals Unveils NMD R1 Monochrome Pack

Adidas Originals Confirms There Will Be No Yeezy Release This Month

Adidas Suing APL For Three-Stripe Trademark Infringement

Adidas Releasing ‘Static’ Edition Of Damian Lillard’s Signature Shoe

Access exclusive content