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Picamoles announces his retirement: review of the 5 highlights of his career

2021-10-13T11:04:27.067Z

The former third line international center will hang up, at 36, the crampons at the end of this exercise. At the end of a busy career.



His last steps on a rugby pitch.

The third international line of Bordeaux-Bègles Louis Picamoles, who will be 36 in February, announced this Wednesday in

L'Équipe

that he will retire at the end of the Top 14 season.

“I saw Christophe Urios

(his manager at UBB, Editor's note)

a few days ago to talk to him about it.

The coach told me

"I think you are good"

, but I don't want to risk making too much of the season.

He understood.

I will be 36 in February, my body and my head tell me it's time.

"

To discover

  • Calendar and results Top 14

  • Ranking Top 14

The number 8 with 82 selections with the XV of France - who describes himself as

"introvert"

and

"hypersensitive"

- has already planned the rest of his career: "

I also found this that I wanted to do after.

With my wife Maïlis, we are going to set up an organic goat farm and it is time to embark on this great project. ”

Back on a rich career.

2004-2009: pure product from Montpellier

Louis Picamoles in a row on Julien Candelon (Perpignan) Panoramic

After an inconclusive first experience at the Chesnay club in the Yvelines, Louis Picamoles returned to rugby in

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Source: lefigaro

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