Tottenham keeper Lloris: I'm no elitist!

Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris didn't have your typical footballer's upbringing.

Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris didn't have your typical footballer's upbringing.

With a Monaco-based banker for a dad and an international lawyer for a mum, Lloris had a privileged background.

He said: “I’ve never considered myself the son of bourgeois because ever since I was little I mixed with others.

“I like this diversity. My grandfather passed on his cinematic culture to me whereas my parents passed on the taste for studying.

“There are different styles of goalkeepers. I’m not crazy but my way of playing is fairly open and I like taking my responsibilities — we’re not allowed to make mistakes."

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