International- On 22 March 2013 for France against Georgia Club- On 7 November 2010 for RC Lens against HSC Montpellier
#5 (Real Madrid)
Awards, Honours, Achievements
• UEFA Champions League (with Real Madrid): 2013-14, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18
• UEFA Super Cup (with Real Madrid): 2014, 2016, 2017
• FIFA Club World Cup (with Real Madrid): 2014, 2016, 2017
Date of Birth
25 April 1993
Age (as in 2018)
Zodiac sign/Sun sign
French Baccalaureate (academic qualification in Franch after high school)
Girls, Affairs & More
June 21, 2015
Son- Ruben Daughter- None
Father- Gaston Varane Mother- Annie Varane
Brother(s)- Jonathan Varane
Anthony Varane Sister- None
French and American rap
Martinique Island, France
Favourite TV Series
La Casa de Papel
$7 Million (₹47 Crore)
Net Worth (approx.)
$4 Million (₹27 Crore)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Raphael Varane
Does Raphael Varane smoke?: Not Known
Does Raphael Varane drink alcohol?: Not Known
He was born on a small French island Martinique. French footballing legends Thierry Henry and Abidal also belong to this island.
He has three brothers and was raised with them; one elder and one younger.
His whole family loves football. His elder brother used to play football but he retired due to injury. He was said to be a great talent. His younger brother also plays football in the young French football sector.
He started playing football at a very young age. His father who was a big fan of football took him to play in his regional football team’s games.
He started with rugby, though he felt it wasn’t his calling and fell in love with football.
At the age of 7, he signed for his first club AS Hellemmes.
After spending two years in the club, he joined RC Lens in 2002.
In the 2008-2009 Season, he won the “Championnat National des 16 ans” with the club’s U-16 team.
He quickly rose up in the ranks and became a starter of the club’s senior squad in the 2010-2011 Season.
On 24 August 2010, he made his debut with the U-18 team for his country France. He scored a goal in this match against Denmark.
On 8 May 2011, he scored his first professional goal against Caen.
On 21 May 2011, he captained his side in a 1-0 defeat to the Arles-Avignon.
In an interview, he told that in June 2011, he received a call from Zidane; he wanted him to join Madrid, but he told him it wasn’t the right time to call him, as he was revising for his baccalaureate exam.
On 22 June 2011, he joined the Spanish giants Real Madrid.
On 21 September 2011, he made his debut for Real Madrid against Racing de Santander. He scored his first goal for the club three days later against Rayo Vallecano.
On 22 March 2013, he made his debut for the senior squad of his country against Georgia in the 2014 World Cup Qualifiers.
He was part of the French squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
On 21 June 2015, he married to his longtime girlfriend, Camille Tytgat.
On 24 May 2016, he was ruled out of the French squad for the Euro 2016 because of a thigh injury.
In 2017, Varane and his wife welcomed their first child and named him, Ruben.
On 27 September 2017, he signed a new contract; keeping him at the club till 2022.
In the 2017-2018 Season, he won third consecutive Champions League Title with his club.
On 17 May 2018, he was included in the French squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.