Goalkeeper and captain of Tottenham Hotspur and the France team, Hugo Lloris plays for Tottenham Hotspur and is captain of the France team. A three-time winner of the Union Nationale des Footballeurs Professionnels (UNFP) Ligue 1 Goalkeeper of the Year award, he is widely regarded as one of the best goalkeepers in the world. In October 2005, he made his debut as a teenager with local club OGC Nice. For the first time in 2010, he captained France, becoming the team’s first-choice captain on 28 February 2012.
Hugo was born on born December 26, 1986 (Friday), and is 36 years old as of 2022. He is a Capricorn. His full name is Hugo Hadrien Dominique Lloris. He belongs to an upper-class family and lives in Nice, France. While still young, Lloris excelled at tennis and practiced this sport until he was 13 years old. Before focusing on football, he was among the top players in his age bracket in the country’s national rankings. Until 2004, Lloris was a student at the Thierry Maulnier high school in Nice. So Foot
Family & Ethnicity
Parents & Siblings
His father, Luc Lloris, is a banker of Spanish origin based in Monte Carlo. His French mother, Marie Lloris, was a lawyer.
He has a younger brother named Gautier (b. 1995), who played as a center-back for his older brother’s former club OGC Nice. As of 2022, he plays as a centre-back for Ligue 2 club, Auxerre.
Relationships, Spouse & Children
Marine (founder of Manège en Sucre, childrenswear brand and accessories) Marine Lloris – Twitter and Lloris met during Lloris’ studies in 2002 at Lycée Thierry Maulnier. It was announced on September 23, 2010, that their daughter, Anna-Rose, was born. The couple married at Saint-François-de-Paule Church in Nice, France in 2012.
The second daughter, Giuliana, was born in Brazil days before the 2014 World Cup. In September 2019, they welcomed a little boy named Léandro.
Since the age of six, Lloris has played football at the CEDAC (Centre de Diffusion et d’Action Culturelle), a cultural center based in the Cimiez district of Nice. Coaches began to notice that Lloris’ skills as a goalkeeper, including ball handling and catching, made him an attractive choice for central positions while Lloris played in the central position, as well as in the central position. attack unit. During his time in that role, Lloris excelled and caught the eye of the former Nice goalkeeper and France international Dominique Baratelli, who recommended Lloris return to his former side. The Nice’s youth academy welcomed Lloris at the age of ten.
Lloris was promoted to the club’s reserve team in the French Amateur Championship, the fourth tier of French football, in 2004–05 following his success with the club’s under-18 side. Lloris was selected by manager Frederic Antonetti as the starting goalkeeper for Nice’s Coupe de la Ligue campaign. He made his professional debut on 25 October 2005, aged 18, scoring a clean sheet in Nice’s 2–0 win over Châteauroux in the Coupe de la Ligue. Lloris made his Premier League debut on 18 March 2006 against Nancy, picking up a clean sheet in a 1–0 win. After that, he appeared in four more games this season. Many top European clubs approached Lloris hoping to sign him for the future thanks to his excellent performances the following season.
It was speculated that Lloris would play the following season after another successful season with Nice. In the past, he was mainly linked with football clubs, like Lyon, who wanted him to replace Grégory Coupet, Milan, who wanted him to replace Dida, and Tottenham Hotspur, who wanted him to replace Paul Robinson. It is reported that Lloris and Milan had already reached an agreement when he opted for seven-time Ligue 1 champions, Lyon. However, the deal fell apart when Milan goalkeeper Christian Abbiati refused to travel to Palermo. At first, the transfer fee was unknown but later it turned out to be €8.5m. Within minutes, he secured the starting goalkeeper position as well as the number 1 shirt.
The following season, Lloris was named both the league’s best goalkeeper and named in the team of the year.
Lloris was the club’s first-choice goalkeeper throughout the 2009–10 campaign. In recognition of his September performances, he was voted UNFP Player of the Month, the first goalkeeper to receive the award since Steve Mandanda in August 2008. France Football announced the voting results for the French Player of the Year award on December 20, with Lloris finishing third behind Nicolas Anelka and Yoann Gourcuff.
At the UEFA Club Football Awards prior to the 2010–11 season, Lloris was nominated for the UEFA Club Goalkeeper of the Year award.
Hugo Lloris signed for Tottenham Hotspur on August 31, 2012, for an initial transfer fee of €10 million and an additional €5 million. Moreover, Lyon is entitled to 20% of Lloris’ future transfer profit. On 20 September 2012, he made his debut for Spurs in a UEFA Europa League game against Lazio – a match which ended 0–0.
The club extended Lloris’ contract for a further five years in July 2014. New Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino, he said, convinced him to sign a new contract with his “rigor and vision” which set new standards for the club.
As Tottenham led Asteras Tripoli 5-0 at the end of the first half of their UEFA Europa League group stage match on 23 October 2014, Lloris was sent off for a professional foul on Tasos Tsokanis. As Tottenham had used all three substitutes, Harry Kane was forced into the goal and conceded from a free-kick in the 89th minute; Tottenham ended up winning 5-1. Thanks to the League Cup, Tottenham qualified for the final at Wembley against Chelsea. Lloris started in the starting XI for Tottenham hoping to bring home the silverware, but the game ended in a 2-0 loss.
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino appointed Lloris as the club’s permanent captain in August 2015, replacing outgoing captain Younes Kaboul.
Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino described his performance against Bayer Leverkusen in the second half as “brilliant” in a 2016-17 UEFA Champions League group stage game (ending 0- 0). Tottenham signed Lloris on an extension in December 2016. He would remain at the club until 2022.
Tottenham drew 1-1 with Brighton in the Premier League on 17 April 2018, marking Lloris’ 250th appearance for the club. Consequently, he became the club’s 61st player to reach the milestone and the sixth goalkeeper.
In the second league match of the 2018–19 season, Lloris made his 300th appearance for the club in a game against Manchester City which ended 2–2.
During his time with France, Lloris first appeared in an international game in a friendly against Germany on 11 March 2004, where he made his debut for the under-18s. Subsequently, he played for the Under-19 team and was part of the winning side of the UEFA European Under-19 Championship in 2005. Lloris is believed to have played in every match played by the team in the competition. His senior team commitments meant he only made five appearances for the Under-21 team. The first time Lloris was called up to the senior national team was for the game against Spain on February 6, 2008. The France team’s performance against the Republic of Ireland over two legs saw Lloris hailed by the media and the players. Lloris became a member of Domenech’s preliminary 30-man national squad to compete in the 2010 World Cup on 11 May 2010. France midfielder Lloris earned his 100th cap in the 1-0 win over Peru in France’s second World Cup group stage match on June 21. The coronavirus outbreak postponed the UEFA Euro 2020 tournament for a year. A France squad for UEFA Euro 2020 was selected on 18 May 2021 with Lloris among the players.
The Tottenham defender is one of their most active members when it comes to charity work, regularly taking part in Tottenham Hotspurs Foundation charity functions.
It has been noted that Lloris “has lightning reflexes and good decision-making” and can be a tough foe in one-on-one situations. Because of the way he plays, and especially the speed with which he comes off his line to anticipate opponents and clear the ball, he is often referred to as a “sweeper-keeper” by the media. The Guardian His athleticism in goal has earned him the label of an “acrobatic stopper” Bleacher Report by the media, and he is considered one of the best goalkeepers in the world by his former Tottenham manager, José Mourinho, who labeled him ‘the best in the Premier League’ for 2020. Although the media described him as comfortable with the ball at his feet and proficient in his passing, he was also criticized for a number of high-profile mistakes he made throughout his career, most of which led to goals. These errors were the result of poor distribution and poor decision-making when trying to play from the back. Moreover, he has struggled with injuries several times throughout his career and has been accused of being inconsistent. Sky Sports’ Adam Bate described Lloris, despite his reputation for mistakes, as a ‘top shot stopper’ for 2020, Adam Bate – Twitter due to his agility and ability to make a series of saves consistently throughout. of the season.
Despite being one of the best goalkeepers in the world, Hugo Lloris hasn’t won many championships with his clubs. His achievements include winning the Coupe de France and the Trophée des Champions in Lyon. During his time at Tottenham, he finished runners-up in the 2014-15 Football League Cup and the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League. The France team won the 2018 World Cup in Russia with him as captain. His notable individual honors include Toulon Tournament Best Goalkeeper, Ligue 1 Best Goalkeeper, FIFA Best Goalkeeper runner-up, and IFFHS World Championship Best Goalkeeper.
- French Cup: 2011–12
- Champions Trophy: 2012
- Football League Cup runners-up: 2014–15
- UEFA Champions League runner-up: 2018–19
- UEFA European Under-19 Championship: 2005
- 2018 FIFA World Cup
- Ligue 1 Goalkeeper of the Year: 2008–09, 2009–10, 2011–12
- Ligue 1 Team of the Year: 2008–09, 2009–10, 2011–12
- UNFP Player of the Month: September 2009
- Favorite Stadium: Stade de France, Saint-Denis
- Favorite Footballers: Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez
- Favorite Cars: Audi, BMW, Range Rover
- He was apprehended for drunk driving after being stopped by police in west London on the night of August 24, 2018. Shortly after, Lloris pleaded guilty at Westminster Magistrates’ Court and admitted that he was at least double the legal limit for drunk driving. . This resulted in a £50,000 fine and a permanent 20-month driving ban. Bleacher Report
- A clash between Hugo Lloris and Son Heung-min made a huge controversy when Lloris attacked Son for not tracking back. It took Giovani Lo Celso, Harry Winks, and Moussa Sissoko to separate them. Daily Mail
- Hugo Lloris furiously declared Tottenham’s exit from the Europa League a ‘disgrace’ and declared his team lacked ‘desire’ in their shock 3-0 defeat by Dinamo Zagreb. Daily Mail
Facts / Anecdotes
- The National Union of Professional Footballers (UNFP) has awarded him the title of Goalkeeper of the Year in Ligue 1 three times.
- A puppet of him was created for the TV show Guignols de l’info in France during the 2010 World Cup. Pure People
- In the film 30 Jours Max [30 Days Left] (2020) by Tarek Boudali, released in 2020, Hugo Lloris makes an appearance.
- Lloris lost consciousness in a collision with Romelu Lukaku’s knee during a match against Everton on November 3, 2013, but was allowed to continue the match after André Villas-Boas ruled the Frenchman as a player of great character. FIFA, head injury charities, and players’ union FIFPro all strongly criticized the decision. Goal
- The Tottenham player was carried off on a stretcher after dislocating his elbow against Brighton on October 5, a game that ended in a 3-0 defeat. The injury left him with ligament damage, which kept him out of action for months. After a dislocation, he underwent surgery in November 2019. After recovering, he played against Norwich at home in January 2020. BBC
- Lloris and his international teammate Karim Benzema appeared together on the cover of French FIFA 11 on August 10, 2010.
- Lloris says that he does not have a proper routine before a match. However, he likes to go on a massage just to warm up.
- He described himself in three emojis on an interview channel:
- Hugo has a pet dog.