Prior to the play against England last week, Hugo Lloris faced some challenging questions during the pre-match press conference. His perspective on how the English media were portraying him as France’s weak point was sought after by a fellow citizen. The 35-year-old goalkeeper avoided falling into the trap by drawing on all of his expertise in his role as captain.
“I have nothing to say to their media. I much prefer to speak on the field. We already have enough drive, he remarked.
Lloris can now be ready for questions about a lot more pleasant topic, one of a historical character. As he gears up for his second consecutive FIFA World CupTM Final for Les Bleus. The veteran might become the first captain of a national team to win the prized trophy a second time after France eliminated Morocco.
The captain and goalkeeper for France want to change history.
Lloris has performed admirably for Qatar 2022.
For a player who is carrying the France armband for the third straight World Cup, it would be another exhilarating occasion. He may have been at his best in Qatar 2022, turning in outstanding performances. Particularly against England and Morocco in the quarterfinal and semifinal, respectively.
“We had to work hard. Despite being worn out, we are joyful. We’ve presented ourselves with a fantastic chance to participate in the history of France. After the victory over the African country, the goalkeeper remarked, “It’s our second [World Cup] Final in four years.
Many players have missed out on the opportunity to win the World Cup a second time as captains throughout the tournament’s history. Either because their teams lost or because they ceded the captaincy to a teammate.