STORY – The captain of the France team reveals at the Figaro his habits and his feelings during a meeting with the selection.
From the height of his (soon) 35 years (he will blow out his candles on December 26) and his 134 selections, Hugo Lloris is part of the furniture in the French team and advances as THE lieutenant of Didier Deschamps. When we tease him on Tuesday, November 9 during our meeting in Clairefontaine about his supposed old age, the captain of the world champions bursts into laughter and corrects the situation: “I am not old, I am experienced.” Asked many times about the end of his career in blue, which began in November 2008, the Niçois leaves the door open to all possibilities, but already prefers to focus on the present, namely qualification for the 2022 World Cup (21 November-December 18). A victory against Kazakhstan on Saturday evening (8:45 p.m.) and the case will be closed, with a fourth participation (2010, 2014, 2018) in the great world rally for the second most capped player in the history of the Blues. Colossal.
Living up to the legend he represents as a team of