Road to the Euros

Lloris named France captain

February 29, 2012
Lyon goalkeeper Hugo Lloris has been named France captain for this summer's European Championships.

France coach Laurent Blanc confirmed the appointment on the eve of the friendly against Germany, with Lloris getting the nod ahead of defenders Philippe Mexes and Eric Abidal.

Blanc, who took over the France reins from Raymond Domenech after their disappointing 2010 World Cup campaign, has handed the armband to a number of players - including Lloris, Abidal, Mexes, Florent Malouda, ...

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