Raphael Varane

Born: April 25, 1993 (age 24)

Height: 6'3" (191cm)

Hometown: Lille, France
Nationality: France French

Position: Centre-back
Team: Real Madrid (no. 5)
Raphael Varane for Real Madrid on November 4, 2014
Career History
Youth2002-2010Lens
Senior2010-2011Lens
2011-Real Madrid
International2013-France
Sports Mole has 469 articles about Raphael Varane. Articles 1 to 40:
Harry Kane scores the opener during the Champions League group game between Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur on October 17, 2017
Harry Kane: 'Cristiano Ronaldo is my role model'
Tottenham Hotspur forward Harry Kane brands Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo "a big role model" following Tuesday's Champions League clash at the Bernabeu.
Oct 19, 10:47
Harry Winks during an England training session on October 4, 2017
Harry Winks: 'Playing against Luka Modric was special'
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Harry Winks says that coming up against former Spurs midfielder Luka Modric was "special" following the club's draw with Real Madrid.
Oct 18, 17:49
Harry Kane and Sergio Ramos in action during the Champions League group game between Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur on October 17, 2017
David Ginola: 'Tottenham Hotspur sent message to the world in Real Madrid match'
David Ginola claims that Tottenham Hotspur's performance against Real Madrid in the Champions League sent a message to "the world of football".
Oct 18, 11:24
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane on March 6, 2017
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane reflects on "normal result" against Tottenham
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane says that his team's 1-1 draw with Tottenham Hotspur in Tuesday's Champions League clash was "normal".
Oct 18, 10:39
Hugo Lloris of Tottenham Hotspur gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at White Hart Lane on September 26, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino: 'Hugo Lloris one of best in world'
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino claims that Hugo Lloris's performance against Real Madrid proves that he is "one of the best in the world".
Oct 18, 09:22
Mauricio Pochettino keeps it casual during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on October 14, 2017
Mauricio Pochettino: 'Tottenham Hotspur still under construction'
Mauricio Pochettino describes Tottenham Hotspur as a team "under construction" following their 1-1 draw at Real Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday night.
Oct 17, 22:55
Harry Kane scores the opener during the Champions League group game between Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur on October 17, 2017
Harry Kane: 'Draw at Real Madrid shows how far Tottenham Hotspur have come'
Harry Kane believes that Tuesday night's 1-1 draw at Real Madrid in the Champions League shows just how far Tottenham Hotspur have progressed as a team.
Oct 17, 22:11
Cristiano Ronaldo scores from the spot during the Champions League group game between Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur on October 17, 2017
Result: Tottenham Hotspur earn draw at Real Madrid
Tottenham Hotspur earn an impressive point at the Bernabeu courtesy of a 1-1 draw with European champions Real Madrid in Tuesday night's Champions League clash.
Oct 17, 21:37
Harry Kane and Sergio Ramos in action during the Champions League group game between Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur on October 17, 2017
Live Commentary: Real Madrid 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the Champions League group match between Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur from the Bernabeu, which ended 1-1.
Oct 17, 18:45
Antoine Griezmann flaunts his locks during the World Cup qualifier between France and the Netherlands on August 31, 2017
Result: France secure spot at 2018 World Cup
France book their spot in the finals of the 2018 World Cup courtesy of a 2-1 win over Belarus in their final Group A clash.
Oct 10, 21:38
Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Result: Isco nets brace in Real Madrid win
Real Madrid record their first home La Liga win of the 2017-18 campaign courtesy of a 2-0 success over Espanyol on Sunday night.
Oct 1, 21:35
A general view prior to the UEFA Champions League Group B match between Real Madrid CF and Liverpool FC at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on November 4, 201
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Espanyol
Sports Mole previews Sunday evening's La Liga meeting between defending champions Real Madrid and Espanyol at the Bernabeu.
Sep 29, 10:47
Anthony Martial in action during the Champions League game between Manchester United and Basel on September 12, 2017
Anthony Martial left out of France squad for World Cup qualifiers
Anthony Martial misses out on a place in France's squad for their upcoming qualifiers against Bulgaria and Belarus, while Moussa Sissoko earns a recall.
Sep 28, 21:12
Real Madrid attacker Marco Asensio celebrates scoring against Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup second leg on August 16, 2017
Marco Asensio to sign new Real Madrid contract until 2023
Real Madrid announce that Marco Asensio will sign a long-term contract extension at the Bernabeu on Friday.
Sep 28, 17:36
Raphael Varane for Real Madrid on November 4, 2014
Raphael Varane signs new five-year Real Madrid deal
Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane signs a new five-year contract with the club, keeping him at the Bernabeu until 2022.
Sep 27, 15:19
Cristiano Ronaldo in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo nets brace in Real Madrid win
Real Madrid move onto six points in Group H after recording a 3-1 victory against Borussia Dortmund in Tuesday night's Champions League fixture.
Sep 26, 21:37
Cristiano Ronaldo finally shows some modesty during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Result: Real Madrid return to winning ways
Spanish champions Real Madrid return to winning ways in La Liga courtesy of a 2-1 victory over struggling Alaves on Saturday afternoon.
Sep 23, 17:05
Real Madrid attacker Marco Asensio celebrates scoring against Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup second leg on August 16, 2017
Team News: Marco Asensio back for Real Madrid
Marco Asensio returns to the fold as Real Madrid travel to Real Sociedad.
Sep 17, 18:45
Dani Carvajal for Real Madrid on August 19, 2014
Dani Carvajal signs new Real Madrid deal
Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal signs a new deal keeping him at the club until 2022.
Sep 17, 16:49
Real Madrid attacker Marco Asensio celebrates scoring against Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup second leg on August 16, 2017
Preview: Real Sociedad vs. Real Madrid
Sports Mole previews Sunday night's La Liga clash between high-flying Real Sociedad and Spanish champions Real Madrid at the Anoeta.
Sep 15, 12:44
Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Levante
Sports Mole previews Saturday's La Liga clash between champions Real Madrid and newly-promoted Levante.
Sep 8, 16:18
Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Result: Marco Asensio spares Real Madrid's blushes
Marco Asensio scores twice - including an 83rd minute leveller - as Real Madrid draw 2-2 with Valencia at the Bernabeu on Sunday night.
Aug 27, 23:05
A general view during the La Liga match between Real Madrid and Real Zaragoza at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 30, 2011
Report: Real Madrid to extend contracts of five first-team players
A report claims that Isco, Marco Asensio, Marcelo, Dani Carvajal and Raphael Varane are set to pen fresh terms at Real Madrid.
Aug 23, 20:49
Gareth Bale embraces Karim Benzema during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Seville on March 20, 2016
Result: Gareth Bale nets in comfortable Real Madrid win
Gareth Bale, Casemiro and Toni Kroos score the goals as La Liga champions Real Madrid open their 2017-18 campaign with a 3-0 victory at Deportivo La Coruna.
Aug 20, 23:10
Gareth Bale during the Champions League match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Team News: Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema lead line for Real Madrid at Deportivo La Coruna
Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema lead the line for Real Madrid in their La Liga opener at Deportivo La Coruna.
Aug 20, 20:23
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring the opening goal against Juventus in the Champions League final on June 3, 2017
Preview: Deportivo La Coruna vs. Real Madrid
Sports Mole previews the opening weekend of La Liga as champions Real Madrid travel to face Deportivo La Coruna at the Estadio Riazor.
Aug 18, 17:19
Gareth Bale during the Champions League match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Team News: Real Madrid stars Gareth Bale, Isco rested for El Clasico clash with Barcelona
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane rests both Gareth Bale and Isco for their El Clasico showdown against Barcelona.
Aug 16, 21:08
Cristiano Ronaldo finally shows some modesty during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Team News: Cristiano Ronaldo benched for El Clasico
Cristiano Ronaldo starts on the bench as Real Madrid travel to Barcelona in the first leg of the Supercopa de Espana.
Aug 13, 19:54
Gareth Bale during the Champions League match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Team News: Gareth Bale starts, Cristiano Ronaldo on bench
Gareth Bale starts for Real Madrid against Manchester United in the UEFA Super Cup.
Aug 8, 18:46
Karim Benzema in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Result: Barcelona beat Real Madrid in Florida
Barcelona make it three wins from three matches on their pre-season tour of North America after recording a 3-2 victory over Real Madrid in Saturday night's El Clasico.
Jul 30, 03:10
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho watches on from the stands ahead of his side's Premier League clash with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on November 6, 2016
Result: Manchester United beat Real Madrid on penalties
Manchester United beat Real Madrid 2-1 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in their International Champions Cup fixture on Sunday night.
Jul 24, 00:18
Hugo Lloris of France acknowledges the fans after defeating Honduras 3-0 during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group E match between France and Honduras at Estadio Beira-Rio on June 15, 2014
Hugo Lloris "proud" of France performance against England
France captain Hugo Lloris says that he is "proud" of his side's performance during their 3-2 win over England, but insists that there are still improvements to make.
Jun 15, 19:41
Interim England manager Gareth Southgate on the touchline during the international friendly with Spain at Wembley on November 15, 2016
Gareth Southgate: 'No magic wand to improve England'
England manager Gareth Southgate admits that his side must improve following their 3-2 defeat to France, but insists that there is no quick fix.
Jun 15, 15:37
Jamie Vardy and Adam Lallana in action during an England training session on March 28, 2016
Adam Lallana: 'England naive against France'
England midfielder Adam Lallana accuses his team of being "naive" during Tuesday's 3-2 friendly defeat to France.
Jun 14, 15:01
Interim England manager Gareth Southgate on the touchline during the international friendly with Spain at Wembley on November 15, 2016
Gareth Southgate: 'We lacked composure'
England boss Gareth Southgate admits that his side were "anxious" during the second half of Tuesday's 3-2 friendly defeat to France.
Jun 14, 14:47
Harry Kane in action during an England training session on March 22, 2016
Harry Kane: 'England not good enough'
England captain Harry Kane admits that his team were "not good enough" in Tuesday's 3-2 defeat to 10-man France in Paris.
Jun 13, 22:20
France's coach Didier Deschamps is pictured prior to a Round of 16 football match between France and Nigeria at Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 30, 2014
Result: Ten-man France come from behind to beat England in Paris
France come from behind to beat England 3-2 in Paris despite having to play almost half of the match with 10 men.
Jun 13, 22:02
Rio Ferdinand pictured on August 8, 2015
Rio Ferdinand: 'France peppering England'
Former England captain Rio Ferdinand says that France have 'peppered' the Three Lions during Tuesday's friendly in Paris.
Jun 13, 21:52
France's defender Raphael Varane runs with the ball during a Group E football match between France and Honduras at the Beira-Rio Stadium in Porto Alegre during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 15, 2014
Raphael Varane dismissed after VAR judgement
The use of a Video Assistant Referee sees France centre-back Raphael Varane pick up a straight red card in Tuesday's international friendly with England.
Jun 13, 21:30
England's midfielder Dele Alli (L) vies against France's midfielder Blaise Matuidi during the friendly football match between England and France at Wembley Stadium in west London on November 17, 2015
Live Commentary: France 3-2 England - as it happened
Relive France's 3-2 win over England as the 10-man hosts come from behind to win in Paris despite a Harry Kane brace.
Jun 13, 19:00



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Barcelona87102432122
2Valencia853021101118
3Real Madrid8521157817
4Atletico MadridAtletico8440135816
5Sevilla851294516
6Real Betis95131817116
7Leganes842273414
8Real Sociedad84131917213
9Villarreal84131110113
10Celta Vigo83231813511
11Athletic Bilbao8323109111
12Levante9252911-211
13Getafe9234111019
14Espanyol8233711-49
15Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo8224916-78
16EibarEibar8215317-147
17GironaGirona8134713-66
18Las PalmasLas Palmas8206718-116
19AlavesAlaves9108313-103
20Malaga8017418-141
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