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Man Utd ace Pogba trademarks 'dab'

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has trademarked his dab goal celebration.

The Sun says the Frenchman, 27, has registered his name and dab celebration in eight different categories covering scores of items such as jewellery, watches, clothing, wallets, perfumes and grooming products.

His distinctive pose, made famous by the star forming two right-angled triangles, was even used in maths question in French schools.

Pogba has now filed documents with the Government's Intellectual Property Office so he can use 'Pogba dab' designs on merchandise.

Jonty Warner, a senior associate with Bird and Bird's Intellectual Property Department in London, said: “First, it bolsters their ability to take action against third parties who may be using the relevant names in the course of trade without consent.

“It also improves their ability to enter into agreements to commercialise their personal brand.

“By way of example, they may wish to licence the trademarks to partners and earn royalties that way."

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