A new video posted by the French national team shows that FC Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembélé is preparing for their upcoming match against Belgium by managing Winchester FC - in the PC game Football Manager, that is.
But his teammate Antoine Griezmann has accused him of financial irregularities - questioning how he has a budget of 40 million in the English third division.
Manchester United’s Paul Pogba asked the same question, clarifying that Winchester FC actually had a budget of 47 million - more than some Premier League clubs, he notes, in shock.
Dembélé had previously explained he created the team in Winchester because it’s the location of the TV show The Last Kingdom. He vowed to give his club a “South American flavor” and confidently vowed “I’m going to take them into the Premier League.”
Pogba even gave Dembélé a nickname due to his plans and his questionable source of money - El Tráfico.
In real life, Winchester FC is indeed a football team, but one that plays in the eighth tier of English football. They do not have a budget of 47 million euros nor Dembélé as a manager... well, as far as we know..