02 February 2 According to an exclusive report from the famous French football self-media Get French Football News, only 24 years old
Kylian Mbappe, 20, is the favorite to captain the France national team.
The vacancy came after France’s most capped player Hugo Lloris (36) withdrew from the national team following the Azzurri’s World Cup final loss to Argentina.
Steve Mandanda (37) and Karim Benzema (34) were potential candidates for the role, but both have decided to quit the national team.
In addition, the Parisian newspaper exclusively reported that Varane, who is only 29 years old, will also retire from the national team.
The fact that the player is suffering physical and mental wear and tear, as well as the United centre-back’s desire to spend more time with his family, has been cited as a reason for the imminent surprise announcement.