Sports Nicknames - Saint Lloris

Hugo Lloris is one of the best shot-stoppers in the game of football.

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Hugo Lloris started his career in OGC Nice, the city where he is from. After three years he moved to a higher profile French club, Olympique Lyonnais, where he helped the team reach the UEFA Champions League semi-finals for the first time. He joined Tottenham Hotspur in 2012 and has been there since.

Hugo Lloris is an acrobatic goalkeeper, athletic with fast reflexes. He is comfortable with the ball at his feet and often plays the role of the sweeper-keeper.

He is a quiet player and captains both his club Tottenham as well as the France national team, which he has played for since the Under 18 levels. His senior debut for France happened in 2008 and the highlight, of course, is their World Cup win in Russia 2018.

Hugo Lloris has a nickname "Saint Lloris", which pays respects to another legendary goalkeeper Iker Casillas, who was known as 'San Iker'.


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