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"The player is eating the man", Varane speaks on his international retirement


In an interview given to Canal +, the vice-captain of the France team gives the reasons why he decided to say stop.

A few weeks after his teammates Hugo Lloris and Steve Mandanda, Raphaël Varane also decided to retire from international football.

A surprise announcement at only 29 years old for the one who has 93 selections in ten years with the Blues.

In an interview with Canal + and broadcast on Sunday, the Manchester United defender talks about the reasons for this choice, evoking physical and moral wear and tear.

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I gave everything, physically, psychologically,

explains the newly retired.

The very very high level is a washing machine.

We play all the time, it never stops.

Calendars are overloaded.

Behind these words transpires a well-considered decision, in which the family factor was decisive.

Soon to be a father for the third time, the native of Lens wants to take more advantage of his family.


I feel like I'm suffocating.

The player is eating the man.


Source: lefigaro

All sports articles on 2023-02-03

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