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Raphael Varane

Born: April 25, 1993 (age 25)

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
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Career History
Youth2002-2010Lens
Senior2010-2011Lens
2011-Real Madrid
International2013-France
Sports Mole has 529 articles about Raphael Varane. Articles 1 to 40:
Kylian Mbappe celebrates scoring his side's fourth during the World Cup final between France and Croatia on July 15, 2018
Result: France beat Croatia in thrilling final to win 2018 World Cup
France win their second World Cup title courtesy of a thrilling 4-2 win over Croatia in the final at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
Jul 15, 17:53
France defender Samuel Umtiti celebrates with teammates after scoring the opening goal of his side's World Cup semi-final with Belgium on July 10, 2018
Result: Samuel Umtiti sends France into World Cup final
France book their place in the final of the 2018 World Cup courtesy of a 1-0 win over Belgium, with Samuel Umtiti scoring the only goal of the game.
Jul 10, 20:55
France's Raphael Varane in action with Denmark's Pione Sisto on June 26, 2018
Raphael Varane: 'Eden Hazard, Romelu Lukaku are big threats'
France centre-back Raphael Varane insists that his team will have to be wary of Belgium duo Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku in Tuesday night's 2018 World Cup semi-final.
Jul 7, 21:47
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho patrols the touchline during the 2018 FA Cup final against Chelsea at Wembley
Manchester United have 'eight-strong centre-back shortlist'
Manchester United reportedly identify eight centre-backs as possible signings during the summer transfer window.
Jul 7, 09:50
Uruguay manager Oscar Tabarez on November 13, 2017
Uruguay boss Oscar Tabarez refuses to clarify future
Uruguay head coach Oscar Tabarez remains tight-lipped about his future with the national team.
Jul 6, 20:07
France manager Didier Deschamps on March 19, 2018
Didier Deschamps: 'France deserved to beat Uruguay'
France boss Didier Deschamps hails his players after a dominant display against Uruguay.
Jul 6, 19:49
France's Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring their second goal against Italy in a friendly on June 1, 2018
Result: Soft goals help France past Uruguay in opening quarter-final
Goals from Raphael Varane and Antoine Griezmann earn France a 2-0 win over Uruguay in their World Cup quarter-final tie at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium.
Jul 6, 16:53
Luis Suarez in action during the World Cup game between Egypt and Uruguay on June 15, 2018
Live Commentary: Uruguay 0-2 France - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of France's 2-0 win over Uruguay, as Les Bleus became the first side to book their place in the World Cup semi-finals.
Jul 6, 14:00
Kylian Mbappe scores the opener during the World Cup group game between France and Peru on June 21, 2018
Result: Kylian Mbappe scorers winner as France knock out plucky Peru
France secure their passage to the last 16 of the World Cup with a 1-0 win over Peru, who are knocked out by Kylian Mbappe's first-half goal in Yekaterinburg.
Jun 21, 17:57
Mathew Leckie celebrates with Andrew Nabbout after scoring during the friendly between Australia and the Czech Repubic on June 1, 2018
Five Australia players who could earn a transfer to England
Seven players from the Australia World Cup squad played their football in England last season but that is only likely to increase after the tournament in Russia.
Jun 21, 09:27
France manager Didier Deschamps on March 19, 2018
Preview: France vs. Australia - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted XIs, team news and a full match preview for the World Cup Group C clash between France and Australia in Kazan.
Jun 14, 10:45
Tottenham Hotspur's Toby Alderweireld in action against Brighton & Hove Albion on April 17, 2018
Manchester United scouts 'unconvinced by Toby Alderweireld'
Manchester United scouts reportedly recommend looking at alternative targets after developing concerns about Tottenham Hotspur centre-back Toby Alderweireld.
Jun 12, 09:09
Liverpool's players look dejected after conceding a goal in the Champions League final against Real Madrid
Result: Gareth Bale brace wins third successive Champions League for Real Madrid
Real Madrid beat Liverpool 3-1 in the 2018 Champions League final at the NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev, courtesy of a brace from substitute Gareth Bale.
May 26, 21:40
Roberto Firmino celebrates scoring the fourth during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Liverpool on December 17, 2017
Combined XI: Real Madrid vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole picks a combined XI from those expected to be available for this weekend's Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool.
May 25, 14:42
Raphael Varane in action for Real Madrid on October 17, 2017
Raphael Varane desperate for more Champions League glory
Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane says that it "would be magnificent" to win a fourth Champions League title this weekend.
May 24, 13:38
Gareth Bale in action for Real Madrid in September 2017
Result: Barcelona, Real Madrid play out entertaining draw at Camp Nou
Barcelona earn a 2-2 draw against Real Madrid at Camp Nou, despite playing the duration of the second half with 10 men.
May 6, 21:43
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on January 28, 2018
Preview: Barcelona vs. Real Madrid - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews the La Liga action as Barcelona welcome rivals Real Madrid as the sides meet in El Clasico at the Camp Nou.
May 4, 18:51
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos in action during his side's Champions League clash with Tottenham Hotspur
Combined XI: Barcelona vs. Real Madrid
Ahead of the final El Clasico showdown of the season, Sports Mole selects the strongest combined XI using players from both sides of the divide.
May 4, 10:55
Karim Benzema in action for Real Madrid in October 2017
Result: Real Madrid survive Bayern Munich scare to reach Champions League final
Two goals from Karim Benzema help fire Real Madrid into a third consecutive Champions League final courtesy of a 4-3 aggregate victory over Bayern Munich.
May 1, 21:42
Gareth Bale in action for Real Madrid in September 2017
How Real Madrid could line up against Bayern Munich
Ahead of the Champions League semi-final second leg between Real Madrid and Bayern Munich, Sports Mole looks at how the hosts could line up at the Bernabeu.
May 1, 11:29
Zinedine Zidane watches on during the Copa del Rey game between Real Madrid and Leganes on January 24, 2018
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munich - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews the Champions League action as holders Real Madrid take on Bayern Munich in the second leg of their semi-final clash in Spain.
May 1, 09:20
Real Madrid's Marcelo in action against Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League on October 17, 2017
Result: Bayern Munich made to rue missed chances by Real Madrid
Real Madrid come from behind to beat Bayern Munich 2-1 at the Allianz Arena and put themselves on course for a third consecutive Champions League final.
Apr 25, 21:42
Isco in action for Real Madrid in October 2017
Result: Isco stars as Real Madrid beat Malaga
Real Madrid move above Valencia into third position in La Liga courtesy of a 2-1 win over basement side Malaga at La Rosaleda on Sunday night.
Apr 15, 21:39
Cristiano Ronaldo in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo sends Real Madrid into Champions League semi-finals
Cristiano Ronaldo scores a 98th-minute penalty as Real Madrid book their spot in the semi-finals of the Champions League with a 4-3 aggregate win over Juventus.
Apr 11, 21:50
Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo have a chat during the Champions League game between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid on September 26, 2017
Result: Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid share the spoils
Antoine Griezmann cancels out an effort from Cristiano Ronaldo as Atletico Madrid come from behind to draw 1-1 with Real Madrid in La Liga.
Apr 8, 17:03
Cristiano Ronaldo in action during the Supercopa de Espana first-leg match between Barcelona and Real Madrid on August 13, 2017
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo brilliance sinks 10-man Juventus
Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice and Marcelo nets the other as Real Madrid record a 3-0 win over 10-man Juventus in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final.
Apr 3, 21:38
Gareth Bale during the Champions League match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Team News: Real Madrid bench Gareth Bale for Champions League clash at Juventus
Real Madrid bench Wales star Gareth Bale for their trip to Juventus in the Champions League quarter-finals.
Apr 3, 18:43
Raphael Varane in action for Real Madrid on October 17, 2017
Manchester United 'consider £40m Raphael Varane bid'
Manchester United consider a £40m bid for Real Madrid centre-back Raphael Varane, according to a report.
Mar 22, 11:39
Raphael Varane in action for Real Madrid on October 17, 2017
Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane confirms Manchester United "contact"
Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane admits that Manchester United have registered an interest in his signature.
Mar 16, 09:57
Raphael Varane in action for Real Madrid on October 17, 2017
Manchester United interested in Raphael Varane?
Manchester United are reportedly interested in signing Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane.
Mar 6, 10:21
Raphael Varane in action for Real Madrid on October 17, 2017
Raphael Varane: 'Real Madrid cannot give up on La Liga title'
Raphael Varane insists that Real Madrid 'can never be written off', despite his side lagging 15 points behind leaders Barcelona following their fifth loss of the season.
Feb 28, 16:29
Quique Sanchez Flores in charge of Espanyol in November 2016
Result: Gerard Moreno strikes late as Espanyol beat Real Madrid in Catalonia
Gerard Moreno strikes late in stoppage time in order to hand Espanyol a shock 1-0 victory against visitors Real Madrid at the RCDE Stadium in La Liga.
Feb 27, 20:53
Zinedine Zidane watches on during the Copa del Rey game between Real Madrid and Leganes on January 24, 2018
Result: Real Madrid beat Leganes to go third in La Liga
Real Madrid move above Valencia into third position in La Liga courtesy of a 3-1 win over Leganes at the Estadio Municipal de Butarque.
Feb 21, 19:35
Raphael Varane in action for Real Madrid on October 17, 2017
Craig Burley: 'Real Madrid's Raphael Varane would snub Manchester United'
Craig Burley claims that Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane would reject Manchester United because of their style of play.
Feb 14, 17:36
Raphael Varane in action for Real Madrid on October 17, 2017
Report: Manchester United planning summer moves for Raphael Varane, Harry Maguire
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is hoping to recruit Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane and Leicester City centre-back Harry Maguire, according to a report.
Feb 13, 21:00
Jose Mourinho watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Burnley on December 26, 2017
Manchester United want four Real Madrid players in summer?
Manchester United are reportedly considering a swoop for Real Madrid quartet Marco Asensio, Raphael Varance, Isco and Toni Kroos.
Feb 12, 21:33
Sergio Ramos embraces Cristiano Ronaldo during the Champions League game between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid on September 26, 2017
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo nets hat-trick against Real Sociedad
Real Madrid warm up for next week's Champions League last-16 clash with Paris Saint-Germain by beating Real Sociedad 5-2 in La Liga.
Feb 10, 21:35
Gareth Bale in action for Real Madrid in September 2017
Team News: Gareth Bale dropped to Real Madrid bench
Gareth Bale drops to the bench for Real Madrid's home tie with Real Sociedad.
Feb 10, 18:39
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos in action during his side's Champions League clash with Tottenham Hotspur
Team News: Sergio Ramos back for Real Madrid, BBC start
Sergio Ramos returns from injury as Real Madrid travel to Levante.
Feb 3, 18:43
Zinedine Zidane watches on during the Copa del Rey game between Real Madrid and Leganes on January 24, 2018
Preview: Valencia vs. Real Madrid - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole brings you the team news, predicted lineups and a full preview of Saturday's La Liga clash between Valencia and Real Madrid.
Jan 25, 15:12

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CBarcelona38289199297093
2Atletico MadridAtletico382310558223679
3Real Madrid382210694445076
4Valencia38227965382773
5Villarreal38187135750761
6Real Betis38186146061-160
7Sevilla38177144958-958
8Getafe381510134233955
9EibarEibar38149154450-651
10GironaGirona38149155059-951
11Espanyol381213133642-649
12Real Sociedad38147176659749
13Celta Vigo381310155960-149
14AlavesAlaves38152214050-1047
15Levante381113144458-1446
16Athletic Bilbao381013154149-843
17Leganes38127193451-1743
RDeportivo La CorunaDeportivo38611213876-3829
RLas PalmasLas Palmas3857262474-5022
RMalaga3855282461-3720

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