Paul Pogba follows Cristiano Ronaldo with own Euro 2020 stunt

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Paul Pogba (pictured right) removing a bottle of Heineken and (pictured left) Cristiano Ronaldo after he removed bottles of Coca-Cola at a press conference.
Paul Pogba (pictured right) followed Cristiano Ronaldo's (pictured left) actions and removed a bottle from the table in front of him during a press conference. (Images: Twitter)

French superstar Paul Pogba has mimicked Cristiano Ronaldo's Coca-Cola stunt after he removed a beer bottle in his press conference.

Manchester United star Pogba earned man of the match in France's 1-0 victory over Germany in the 'Group of Death'.

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Pogba provided the sublime pass, which led to the only goal during the game and the Frenchman was everywhere in midfield.

Facing the media after the game, Pogba sat down in front of a slew of Euro 2020 sponsored drinks.

These included Coca-Cola bottles and Heineken beers.

Ronaldo created worldwide headlines when he picked up the two Coca-Cola bottles and put them out of sight before holding up his water bottle and saying: "Drink water."

Ronaldo's stunt, which cost the company $5.2 billion, prompted questions on whether other players could or would follow suit.

Pogba removes Heineken beer bottle

And one day later, Pogba removed the Heinekens sitting at the table in front of him.

However, Pogba didn't say anything after removing the alcoholic beverage and most likely did it because he is Muslim.

In Islam, drinking is haram or forbidden.

This could explain Pogba's action ahead of the press conference. 

It remains unclear the effect Pogba's action will have on Heineken.

Ironically, Pogba received the Heineken 'Star of the Match' award for his role in France's win.

Ronaldo's stunt move reportedly saw a staggering $5.2 billion (AU) wiped off its market value in the hours after his press conference.

According to The Athletic, Coca-Cola’s shares were worth $73.02 each before the press conference, but dropped to $71.85 afterwards.

That 1.6 per cent drop in value is worth the eye-watering total of $5.2 billion.

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