Hugo Lloris identifies the toughest forward he's ever come up against
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Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris has come up against some of the greatest footballers of all-time.
Captain of club and country, Lloris wasn't included in the France squad this week after suffering a thigh injury.
After achieving glory in Russia, there was a party atmosphere at the Stade de France for their UEFA Nations League clash against Holland.
Lloris said: "Do I have a return date? Not yet. We’re working hard to come back strong and as quickly as possible.”
Spurs face Liverpool on Saturday in a massive EPL encounter.
Lloris was quizzed on the toughest opponent he's faced.
He's come up against Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo but pipped for a Spanish legend who hung up his goalscoring boots in 2015.
“It’s hard to pick one," said Lloris.
"A player like Raul, I played him when he was at Real Madrid and Schalke, he always had that quick glance on the goalkeeper, on where he was positioned and he shot depending on that.
“After that, there’s the Suarezs, the Messis, I don’t need to present them.
"Back in the day, there was also Pauleta at PSG. I played him a lot when I was at Nice.”
Raul is regarded as one of the best Spanish players of all time and is second - behind Cristiano Ronaldo - on Real Madrid's all-time top goalscorer list with 323 goals
Interestingly, Raul never actually managed to score past Lloris.
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