For the last few months, Paul Pogba has been garnering attention for things that have had nothing to do with football. Like his eye-catching haircut. His attention-grabbing dance moves. His poseur handshakes.
But he certainly impressed fans, as Manchester United took on Anderlecht in the second leg of the Europa League quarter final, with a pass to remember.
The French midfielder played a brilliantly angled ball into Marcus Rashford, who then knocked it inside to Henrikh Mkhitaryan to score the opening goal at Old Trafford.
The internet was impressed with the 24-year-old demonstrating his world class talent:
That goal from Mkhitaryan was set-up by Paul Pogba’s world-class pass. Stunning technique. Brilliantly finished by Mkhitaryan.— Liam Canning (@LiamPaulCanning) April 20, 2017
Unbelievable ball Pogba. One of those where you had to see it live to appreciate fully. TV can't do it justice.— RG⁶ (@registability) April 20, 2017
The pass from Pogba in the build up to that goal: pic.twitter.com/xmH3lVEmui— Paddy Power (@paddypower) April 20, 2017
That pass from Pogba wasn't even seen by anyone else. The cameraman didn't even see it coming. What a pass.— The Man Utd Way (@TheManUtdWay) April 20, 2017
What a pass from Pogba 👏👏👏👏👏— SCHOLES (@iamscholes) April 20, 2017
That pass from Pogba before the goal should be illegal pic.twitter.com/2ZMpWZfNv5— FantasyYIRMA #FPL News, Views, Previews & Podcast (@FantasyYIRMA) April 20, 2017
Pogba's pass was worth £89m alone— مُعَظِّمْ (@elroomi) April 20, 2017
1-0 Mkhitaryan. All started with a brilliantly-weighted pass by Pogba for Rashford.— Kris Voakes (@krisvoakes) April 20, 2017
Does this mean the £89m midfielder is back in business?