Hugo Lloris - France

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Team: FRANCE
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Position: GOALKEEPER
D.O.B: 26TH DECEMBER 1986

Hugo Lloris is a French footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for English club Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League and is the captain of the France national team. Lloris is described as a goalkeeper who "boasts lightning reflexes and good decision-making" and is "a formidable opponent in one-on-one situations". Lloris also "commands his box well". He is a three-time winner of the National Union of Professional Footballers (UNFP) Ligue 1 Goalkeeper of the Year award.

Lloris is a French international having represented his nation at under-18, under-19, and under-21 level. Prior to playing at senior level, he played on the under-19 team that won the 2005 European Under-19 Football Championship.

On 17 November 2010, Lloris captained France, for the first time, in the team's 2–1 victory over England at Wembley Stadium. After leading France out six more times on an interim basis, on 28 February 2012, he was named first-choice captain of the national team by manager Laurent Blanc ahead of UEFA Euro 2012.


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