Paul Pogba used a UFC takedown on Joe Allen in Man United's draw with Stoke (Video)

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Paul Pogba had to endure a frustrating afternoon against Stoke City on Sunday afternoon. The Manchester United midfielder missed a range of good opportunities in his side’s 1-1 draw at Old Trafford. At one point, he took his frustrations out on Stoke counterpart Joe Allen.

Allen committed the crime of marking Pogba at a United corner. While the Frenchman is renowned for his physical presence, he rarely lashes out like he did here. He grabbed Allen around the back of the neck and, as if in the UFC, spun his opponent to the ground.

Perhaps the world’s most expensive player has been incorporating too many martial arts exercises into his workout routine. You might remember the former Juventus star posting a kickboxing video on Instagram during the summer. Now watch him put that practice to use in the video below.

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