CURRENT CLUB: Real Madrid (Spain)
Raphaël Varane is one of the most promising defenders in all of Europe and he currently plays for Real Madrid. His aerial ability and tactical awareness sets him apart from many of his peers.
FRENCH NATIONAL TEAM
Varane made his international debut in 2013 and started three games during World Cup qualifying.
Varane started his professional career with Lens, making 23 appearances in 2010-11. Since joining Real Madrid in 2011 he has made 38 La Liga appearances.