LAFC Signs Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris

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LAFC Signs Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris
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LAFC Signs Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris for 2024 Season

Announced today, the LAFC signs goalkeeper Hugo Lloris to a guaranteed contract through 2024 with options for the 2025 and 2026 seasons. Upon receipt of his P1 Visa and International Transfer Certificate (ITC), Lloris will currently occupy an international roster slot.

“Hugo is arguably the most successful goalkeeper of his generation and a proven winner. We are incredibly excited that Hugo has chosen LAFC for the next phase of his illustrious career,” said LAFC Co-President & General Manager John Thorrington as LAFC signs goalkeeper Hugo Lloris. “He brings unprecedented leadership experience at the highest levels of football, which we know will greatly benefit our Club in our pursuit of more trophies. I would like to thank Tottenham for their collaboration, and I join all of Los Angeles in extending a warm welcome to Hugo, his wife Marine, and their three children to LAFC.”

After a brilliant 19-year career at the highest levels of European football, the 37-year-old Lloris joins the Los Angeles Football Club following 11 seasons with Tottenham Hotspur of the English Premier League. Lloris also played for OGC Nice and Olympqieu eLyonnais in French Ligue 1 and was crowned the Goalkeeper of the Year through three consecutive seasons including 2008-2009, 2009-2010, and 2011-2012.

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The Nice, France native, who played in a record 145 matches and recorded 68 shutouts, is regarded as one of the best French footballers of all time. Lloris helped France make it to the finals of both the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, where they finished first and second, respectively. Having played in four World Cups, he now holds the record for the most goalkeeper appearances in FIFA World Cup history with 20 matches.

In addition, Lloris played in the 2012 and 2020 UEFA Euros and led France to a runner-up position in 2016. Lloris also played in the UEFA Champions League nine times. In total, he has made appearances in 31 Europa League games and 70 Champions League games.

We’re super excited as LAFC signs goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, bringing on a legendary goalkeeper and veteran leadership as the Black and Gold look to return to the MLS Cup for their third consecutive season.

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