However having joined Manchester United in 2016 for a then World Record fee of £89 million, much is expected of Paul Pogba, both for club and country. Nevertheless, Deschamps backs the Manchester United man to become the marquee player he certainly has the potential to be.
Pogba was jeered after misplaced passes and was also barracked when he was taken off to be replaced by Steven N'Zonzi towards the end of the match.
Balotelli will not start against the Netherlands after playing in the 2-1 win over Saudi Arabia and 3-1 defeat by France, with Torino striker Andrea Belotti starting.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu said of the transfer: "I haven't spoken to him this year, but with his agent in October". We don't expect that from him, only that he rotates the ball and plays for the team.
The whistles are part of football, you have to stay tough mentally.
As one of France's most high profile players, there's an element of pressure on his shoulders, but Ferdinand feels Pogba will embrace it as he's determined to go down as a great.
On Instagram, Pogba appeared to be unflustered by the crowd's reaction, saying it was a, 'Beautiful victory tonight'.
In February, United boss Jose Mourinho appeared to aim a dig at Pogba when he praised Scott McTominay for being "a humble kid". And his inconsistency could see the 25-year-old lose a starting spot on the global stage to Corentin Tolisso.
"People are waiting for something special, but he is midfielder, not even less goalkeeper".
"He's a showman and someone who wants to be the centrepiece of what comes out of that team".
"We're all in the same boat, and we have to all stick together".