As a goalkeeper, Lloris captains both English club Tottenham Hotspur and the French national team. Considered one of the best keepers in the world, he is a three-time winner of the National Union of Professional Footballers Ligue 1 Goalkeeper of the Year award. Prior to playing at senior level, he played on the under-19 team that won the 2005 European Under-19 Football Championship. Lloris made his senior international debut in November 2008, helping France qualify for the 2010 FIFA World Cup and was applauded by the media for his performances over two legs against the Republic of Ireland in the qualifying playoffs. In 2010, he captained the national team for the first time.
He began his career with hometown club OGC Nice.
He announced the birth of his daughter on 23 September 2010.