World Best Football Player Hugo Lloris Profile


World Best Football Player Hugo Lloris Profile

World Best Football Player Hugo Lloris Profile

World Best Football Player Hugo Lloris Profile

Hugo Loris is a French international footballer. He is goalkeeper for English club Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League and is the captain of the France national team. He is a three-time winner of the National Union of Professional Footballers UNFP Ligue 1 Goalkeeper of the Year award.

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 received the first call-up to the senior national team against France in February 6, 2008 after Spain. However, he played more of the B-team in their friendly match against the Congo DR, held the day before the Spain friendly. After receiving several more call ups in 2008, finally won his first cap on 19 November 2008 0-0 draw with Uruguay. On September 9, Loris received his first international red card, against Serbia in 2009, after a foul on Nikola Zigic penalty area despite replays showing otherwise. Lloris returned to the team on 14 October playing the entire 90 minutes in the team’s 3-1 win over Austria.

Lloris also applauded by the media and players alike for his performance over two legs against the Republic of Ireland that saw France earn a place in the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The former national team goalkeeper Grgory Coupet credited his performance of “phenomenal”, while the French media branded him “Saint Lloris”, which is a play on the nickname of Real Madrid counterpart Iker Casillas, who is considered one of the best goalkeepers in Europe at the moment.

Personal information

Full name :  Hugo Lloris

Date of birth :  26 December 1986

Place of birth : Nice, France

Height :  1.88 m

Playing position : Goalkeeper

Club information

Current club :  Tottenham Hotspur

Jersey Number :  25


World Best Football Player Hugo Lloris Profile