Hugo Lloris (36, 145 caps) readily admits penalties are never his strong point. In the final of the 2022 World Cup against Argentina (3-3, 2-4 tab), the Blues goalkeeper did not deflect a single shot on goal, unlike his counterpart Emiliano Martinez, more vicious than the Frenchman.
« There are goalkeepers who are more in Russian than others. In fact, there are things I don’t know how to do, confessed the goalkeeper of Tottenham L’Equipe. To be silly in the goal, to destabilize ostensibly the opponent by playing with the limit, I don’t know how to do it. I’m too rational, too honest to go on this terrain. I don’t know how to win like that, even if I really didn’t want to lose as a plus… »
Despite this lack of vice, Lloris has not been ashamed of his international career since Monday evening (see the news at 7:58 p.m.).