France drew 0-0 with the South Americans.
"To captain the team at the World Cup is an honour, I'm very proud," he said.
"I said thanks to everyone and my team-mates, because they're very happy I am the captain and this has given me more power for leading the team.
"It's just a privilege. I said to me team-mates to just go and enjoy it. Lots of players dream of being there so you have to enjoy your football, and I think that's what we did against Uruguay."