At 36 years old, A historic footballer from the French National Team announced his retirement from the team currently led by Didier Deschamps and got that “the team is ready to continue” without him. It’s about Hugo Llorisgoalkeeper who started in the World Cup final against Argentina and who was world champion in Russia in 2018.
The Tottenham goalkeeper guaranteed his retirement from the French National Team this Monday to the newspaper L’Equipe, after 14 years in the team. “There comes a time when you have to know how to pass the hand”Lloris expressed.
I don’t want to make it mine I have always said and repeated that the French National Team belongs to nobody, and all of us who have to make sure that it is, I first. I think that behind the team is ready to continue, there is also a goalkeeper who is ready (Mike Maignan) ”, he added.
At the World Cup in Qatar Lloris became the player with the most appearances in the history of the French National Team, with 145 matchesbeating Lilian Thuram by 3.
With the Blues, the born in Nice won the 2018 World Cup in Russia, was a finalist in 2022 and also has a Eurocup final (2016), a title in the Nations League (2021) and is the record footballer in terms of captaincies (121).
After making his debut at OGC Nice in his country, he was a goalkeeper for Lyon between 2008 and 2012 and later moved to Tottenham, where he has played ever since.
“I’d rather start on top than wait for the speed to slow down, or have too much competition. There is also a family option, I feel the need to spend more time with my wife and children“Lloris closed.