Raphael Varane, a top player for France’s national team, has declared his retirement from international competition.
Varane is a professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Manchester United and the France national team.
He made his senior debut for France in 2011, and has since earned over 80 caps. Varane was a member of the squads which won the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup and reached the quarter-finals of UEFA Euro 2016.
Varane started his career at Lens before moving to Real Madrid in 2011. He helped them win four titles including three Champions Leagues and two La Liga titles. He also won two FIFA Club World Cups with them.
Official. Raphaël Varane announces his retirement from international football, he won’t play for French national team anymore. 🚨🇫🇷 #France #MUFC pic.twitter.com/ZsMrEm5VhF
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 2, 2023