The 47 year old former Newcastle United player reveals that the 23 year old French international and Manchester United player will not come into discussion until Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are close to retirement.


According to the 47 year old Shaka Hislop believes that the 23 year old have to wait at least for four years to win the Ballon d’Or.

After his performance everyone is expecting that the Manchester United player will land down the trophy in his career at some stage, and this season the Manchester United brought the player with a world record fee from Juventus to use his ability for them.

The 47 year old believes now the 23 year old have to stay in the shadow of the Clasico rivals.

The former Newcastle goalkeeper believes that the in the Future Pogba can dominate the football world, as now the Two Superstars Messi and Ronald is doing.

In an interview Shaka Hislop said that: “I don’t see anybody winning the Ballon d’Or any time soon until Ronaldo and Messi decide to call it a day.

“Let’s take the next four or five years aside. At which point, Paul Pogba will be 28 years old and, in all honesty, as much as there are a lot of players who have shown a lot of promise and may come to prominence over that period, Pogba has already been likened as one of the best in world football.

“He finished 14th in the Ballon d’Or this year – some way behind the two I mentioned and Griezmann – but who is going to push? Like I say, I think it will be another four years until we are having this discussion and who knows what’s in the offing?”.

This season the Frenchman has made 24 appearances for the Red Devils side and scored 5 goals for them.