Hugo Lloris is a French famous professional football player who plays for the Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and the France national team as a goalkeeper. He is a three-time winner of the National Union of Professional Footballer Ligue 1 Goalkeeper of the Year award. Check all the details below about Hugo Lloris Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Parents, Career, Salary, Net Worth, Biography & More.
Hugo Lloris Wiki/Biography
Hugo Lloris was born on 26th December 1986 (Age: 36 years as of 2022) in Nice, France. His full real name is Hugo Hadrien Dominique Lloris and commonly known as Hugo Lloris.
His nationality is French and his ethnicity is Asian. His Zodiac sign is Capricorn and he follows Christianity (religion). His profession is a famous football player of French.
Hugo Lloris Educaitonal Qualification
Hugo Lloris completed his schooling in his hometown. After completing his schooling he attended college for his graduation. Hugo is Baccalaureate in Maths and Science. He studied at the Lycee Thierry Maulnier in Nice until 2004. And then he joined the club for better practice in footballing.
Hugo Lloris Height & Weight
- Height: 6′ 2″ inches
- Weight: 78 kg
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
- Eye Color: Dark brown
- Body Measurement: 38-32-14
Hugo Lloris Family & Parents
Hugo Lloris was born into a middle-class family to French Parents. His father’s name is Luc Lloris he is a Monte Carlo-based banker of Spanish descent and his mother’s name is Marie Lloris who was a Lawyer. He has one sibling a brother.
His brother’s name is Gautier Lloris and has played for his older brother’s former club OGC Nice as a Central defender.
Hugo Lloris Wife & Children
Hugo Lloris’s dating status is single and his marital status is married. He married his long-time girlfriend Marine Lloris on 6th July 2012. He met Marine while he was studying at the Lycee Thierry Maulnier in 2002.
On 23rd September 2010, they announced their first child a daughter Anna-Rose. After her daughter, he got married.
And then, In 2014, the couple announced their second daughter Giuliana just before the World Cup in Brazil.
And, On 20th September 2019, they announced their third child a son Leandro.
They both live happily together and with their children and enjoy their life joyfully.
Hugo Lloris Favorite Things
- Favorite Stadium: Stade de France, Saint-Denis
- Favorite Footballers: Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez
- Favorite Cars: Audi, BMW, Range Rover
- Favorite Sports Gear: His first jersey, His gloves
Hugo Lloris Career & Profession
Between 1993-1997, Hugo Lloris played for the Cedar Climeiz team. He played so many matches for his team. And, in 1997-2005 he played for Nice.
And after that, he starts his senior career in football with so many teams.
He started playing football at the age of six at CEDAC a local cultural center based in the neighborhood of Cimiez, Nice. The Center offered a variety of activities, which included football. He played a variety of positions at the center, such as in the attack. Hugo Lloris excelled at the position and caught the attention of former OGC Nice goalkeeper and French international Dominique Baratelli, who recommended that the player join his former club. At the age of 10, he joined Nice’s youth academy.
He was promoted to the club’s reserve team in the Championnat de France Amateur, the fourth level of French football after success with the club’s U-18 team. Hugo Lloris was promoted to the first team squad ahead of the 2005-2006 season and assigned the number 1 shirt. Hugo Lloris was designated by manager Frederic Antonetti as the team,s starting goalkeeper for the club’s Coupe de la Ligue campaign ahead of fan-favorite Damien Gregorini, who was relied more upon in league play.
In the final, he played the entire match in the club’s 2-1 defeat against Nancy. On 18th March 2006, he make his debut against Nancy picking up a clean sheet in a 1-0 victory. He appeared in all but one league match recording 13 clean sheets as Nice finished in 16th place. He endured a recurring ligament injury in his left knee, which forced him to miss three weeks in September. Hugo Lloris conceded only 24 goals in his 30 appearances recording 13 clean sheets.
He contributed to a defense that only conceded 30 overall during the season, tied for the league-best. Lloris’ efforts that season led to him being approached by several big European clubs with hopes of signing him for the future.He was primarily linked to French club Lyon, who wanted him to replace the departing Gregory Coupet, Milan, who wanted him to replace the Brazilian Dida, and Tottenham Hotspur, who wanted him to replace Paul Robinson.
Milan vice president Adriano Galliani later declared that an agreement had been all but reached stating that Hugo Lloris was “practically ours”, but the deal reached a stumbling block when Milan goalkeeper Christian Abbiati refused a move to Palermo. The transfer fee was initially undisclosed but was later discovered to be priced at €8.5 million. On 10th August 2008 he makes his debut in the team’s opening league match of the 2008-2009 season against Toulouse.
He earned clean sheets against Lorient and regional rivals Grenoble and Saint-Etienne. Hugo Lloris was, subsequently, named the league’s top goalkeeper and also named to the Team of the Year. He remained the club’s first-choice goalkeeper and opened the new campaign by recording four clean sheets in the club’s first eight matches. In the month of September, he was awarded the UNFP player of the Month becoming the first goalkeeper since Steve Mandanda in 2008 August to receive the award.
He makes four saves holding Liverpool to only one goal. He won the match 2-1. In the second match at the Stade Gerland, he produced stops from shots by Fernando Torres, Dirk Kuyt, and Andriy Voronin in the first half, then displayed reflexes to deny the Brazilian Lucas midway through the second period.
On 8 November 2009, Hugo Lloris, alongside Marseille and France’s number two goalkeeper Steve Mandanda, each conceded five goals in a thrilling 5–5 draw between Lyon and Marseille, though most of the goals conceded were attributed to “slack defending” displayed by both clubs as described by the media and both managers.
He finished third behind Nicolas Anelka and Yoann Gourcuff in voting for the France Football 2009 French Player of the Year award. He remained consistent during the 2010 portion of the season conceding only two goals in the club’s first four matches of the year with Lyon winning all of them and he picked up two clean sheets. Hugo Lloris made two saves in the team’s 1–0 victory making a finger-tipping save from a deflected Cristiano Ronaldo shot in the 61st minute and producing a reflex save on a shot from Gonzalo Higuaín three minutes later to keep Lyon ahead on the score line.
He was nominated for the UEFA club Goalkeeper of the Year award at the UEFA Club Football Awards, ahead of the 2010-2011 season, but lost out on the award to Champions League-winning keeper Julio Cesar of Internazionale.
Lyon conceded two goals within two minutes of each other, and Eric Mouloungui’s penalty and a goal at the death from Renato Civelli, allowed Nice to leave the match with a draw, Following the team’s 3–0 win over Lens the following week, in which Hugo Lloris earned his first clean sheet in over a month, the goalkeeper reflected on his comments after the Nice match, stating, “It was a human reaction. There was frustration and accumulation and it had to come out.
Lyon finished second in their group to qualify for the round of 16 before they were eliminated by APOEL on Penalties. Despite Lyon finishing fourth in Ligue 1, Hugo Lloris was voted the best goalkeeper in the championship for the third time in his career. He signed for Tottenham Hotspur on 31st August 2012 for €10 million and €5 million variable. Lyon also receives 20% of Lloris’s future transfer profit.
On 7th October 2012, he started his first Premier League game against Aston Villa, keeping a clean sheet in a 2-0 home victory. After conceding only four goals in six games, he was nominated for the Premier League Player of the Month for December 2012 but lost out to Manchester United’s Robin van Persie. Following speculation linking him with a move to Monaco, he insisted he had left Lyon to play abroad.
He lost consciousness in a Collision with Romelu Lukakau’s knee, but remained in the game after manager Andre Villas-Bose determined he “showed great character and personality”. The decision was heavily criticized by head injury charities, FIFA, and the players’ union, FIFPro. Hugo Lloris signed a five-year contract extension in July 2014. He said that Mauricio Pochettino, the new manager at Tottenham, had convinced him to sign the new contract with his “rigor and vision” that gave the club “new benchmarks”.
On 23rd October 2014, Tottenham was leading Asteras Tripoli 5-0 with four minutes to play when Hugo Lloris was sent off for a professional foul on Tasos Tsokanis in a 2014-2015 UEFA Europa League group stage match. He was named in the starting eleven in the hopes of getting silverware but Tottenham lost 2-0. Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino named Hugo Lloris permanent captain of the team, replacing the outgoing Younes Kaboul in August 2015.
On 18th October 2016, He make a string of fine saves, including a spectacular one-handed stop on the goal-line to deny Javier Hernandez, Tottenham’s manager Mauricio Pochettino described Hugo Lloris’s performance in the second half as “brilliant”. He saved Radamel Falco’s 11th-minute penalty and pulled off multiple world-class saves, including incredibly tipping Kamil Glik’s powerful volley from five meters out over the bar in the 68th minute on 22nd November 2016.
He signed a contract extension to remain at Tottenham until 2022 in December 2016. He helped Tottenham achieve the best defensive record in the club’s history, conceding only 26 goals in the Premier League that season in the 2016-2017 season. He make his 250th appearance for Tottenham in a 1-1 draw with Brighton on 17th April 2018.
A few days later on 5 March 2019, in the Champions League last-16 away tie against Borussia Dortmund, Hugo Lloris made a number of crucial saves to keep a clean sheet, which ensured a 4–0 win on aggregate and progress to the club’s second quarterfinal in the Champions League.The previous week in the Premier League match against Liverpool, he made a goalkeeping error which let in a late goal and lost 2–1.
Hugo was carried off on a stretcher after suffering a dislocated elbow against Brighton, a match which ended in a 3-0 defeat for Spurs. Ligament damage sustained in the injury would rule him out of the team for a few months. He underwent surgery for the dislocation on November 2019.
On 29 November 2020, he played his 100th European match in a 1–0 defeat against Royal Antwerp in the Europa League, becoming the first French goalkeeper to achieve this feat. He played his 300th Premier League match in a 1-0 away win over Wolverhampton Wanderers on 22nd August 2021. He makes his 400th appearance for his club in all competitions in a 3-2 away win over Manchester City.
He has been on the international front with France, first appearing with the U-18 team and making his debut on 11th March 2004 in a friendly match against Germany. He appeared in all five matches the team played in the competition. With the U-21 squad attempting to qualify for the 2009 UEFA European U-21 Championship On 11th October 2008.
Coach Erick Mombaerts called up to the team for their important two-legged playoff against Germany, despite him having been called up to the senior team and the player having last played for the team in August 2007. He honored the call-up and started the second leg. He received his first call-up to the senior national team for France’s 6th February 2008, match against Spain.
He finally earned his first cap on 19 November 2008 in a 0–0 draw with Uruguay. On 9 September 2009, Hugo Lloris received his first international red card, against Serbia, following a foul on Nikola Zigic in the penalty box, despite replays showing otherwise. Hugo Lloris was applauded by the media and players, alike, for his performance over two legs against the Republic of Ireland that saw France earn a spot in the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Former national team goalkeeper Grégory Coupet credited his performance as “phenomenal”, while the French media described him as “Saint Lloris”, which is a play on the nickname of Real Madrid counterpart Iker Casillas, who was considered one of the top goalkeepers in Europe at the time. He made his World Cup debut in the team’s opening group-stage match against Uruguay, earning a clean sheet.
Hugo Lloris committed a goalkeeping error which resulted in the opening goal for the hosts. He captained France, for the first time On 17th November 2010. On 28th February 2012, he was named first-choice captain of the national team by manager Laurent Blanc ahead of UEFA Euro 2012. He started for his country in the final tournament, as they reached the quarter-finals. He started for France at the 2014 World Cup, helping the team to the quarter-finals, where they were defeated 1–0 by eventual champions Germany.
He make his 88th appearance for France in a 5-0 friendly home win over Paraguay on 2nd June 2017. After beating Bulgaria and Belarus in October later that year, Hugo Lloris and the France national team qualified for the 2018 World Cup. On 15th July, he lifted the World cup trophy as the team’s captain, as France defeated Croatia.
On 17 November 2018, he made a record of 9 saves in a UEFA Nations League game against the Netherlands, in which France lost 2–0.UEFA Euro 2020 was postponed for a year because of the Coronavirus crisis. He was selected to the France squad for UEFA Euro 2020. The game eventually went into a penalty shoot-out after a 3-3 draw. Hugo failed to save a single Swiss penalty.
Hugo Lloris Awards & Achievements
- Coupe de France in 2011–12.
- Trophée des Champions in 2012.
- Football League/EFL Cup runner-up in 2014–15,2020–21.
- UEFA Champions League runner-up in 2018–19.
- UEFA European Under-19 Championship in 2005.
- FIFA World Cup in 2018.
- UEFA Nations League in 2020–21.
- UEFA European Championship runner-up in 2016.
- Toulon Tournament Best Goalkeeper in 2006.
- Ligue 1 Goalkeeper of the Year in 2008–09, 2009–10, 2011–12.
- Ligue 1 Team of the Year in 2008–09, 2009–10, 2011–12.
- UNFP Player of the Month in September 2009.
- Knight of the Legion of Honour in 2018.
Hugo Lloris Style of Play
Hugo Lloris is described as a goalkeeper who “boasts lightning reflexes and good decision-making” and is “a formidable opponent in one-on-one situations”. Hugo Lloris also “commands his box well”.He has been described as an “acrobatic shot-stopper,” due to his athleticism in goal, and is considered to be one of the best goalkeepers in the world, with his former Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho even describing him as “the best in the Premier League” in 2020.
He has also come under criticism due to some high-profile errors he has made in his entire career, which often resulted in goals, mainly due to his poor distribution and decision-making when attempting to play out from the back.
Hugo Lloris Net Worth
Hugo Lloris’s net worth is estimated at $30 million dollars. Hugo Lloris annual salary is $6,039,015 as of November 2022. He signed a 3-year contract for a fee of £15,600,000 with Tottenham Hotspur F.C. including an annual salary of £15,600,000. He is a famous professional football player who plays for the Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and the France national team as a goalkeeper.
He lives in a beautiful house with his family, wife, and children. He has all the luxurious things in his house and many luxury cars.
Hugo Lloris Social Handles
- Instagram: llorismarine_off
Hugo Lloris Amazing Facts
- Currently, Hugo was played for Tottenham Hotspur.
- His jersey number is 1 and his position in his team is Goalkeeper.
- His mother died in 2008 when he was playing for Nice.
- After two days after his mother’s death, he gained respect for his refusal of a bereavement leave offer from manager Frederic Antonetti.
- He was named, alongside international teammate Karim Benzema, to appear on the cover of the French version of FIFA 11 on 10th August 2010.
- He was charged with drink-driving after being stopped by police in west London on 24th August 2018. He later pleaded guilty at Westminster Magistrates’Court and admitted to being more than twice the drink-drive limit.
- Hugo’s father is a Monte Carlo-based banker of Spanish descent and his mother was a lawyer.
- His brother Gautier, is a professional footballer playing for OGC Nice as a Central defender.
- Hugo has a pet dog.
- A puppet of him was created for the TV show Guignols de l’info in France during the 2010 World Cup.
- Hugo has 3 cars Audi, BMW, and Range Rover.
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