Jordan Veretout: his record for the Worlds

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Jordan Veretout: his record for the World Cup

In midfield, Jordan Veretout is the guest; surprise of the French team for the 2022 World Cup. He is playing the competition for the first time. Profile, statistics, course with the Blues and state of form for the World Cup…

His selection was unexpected and received much commentary. But Jordan Veretout is indeed in Qatar with the France team to compete in the 2022 World Cup. by Didier Deschamps, in particular because of the absences of mark in the tricolor midfield with the packages of Paul Pogba and N'Golo Kanté. The Marseille player does not appear as the first choice in the hierarchy at this stage. that position, his performances with the Blues never having been truly resounding. Will the World Cup bring him to the fore in the eyes of the general public?

His journey in blue

Before being selected by Didier Deschamps, Jordan Veretout passed; by various youth categories of the France team. The midfielder started first; with the Under 18s (2010-2011), before joining the Under 19s the following season and then the Under 20s in 2012-2013. A group in which there were Alphonse Areola, Kurt Zouma, Lucas Digne, Paul Pogba or Florian Thauvin, and with which he was; world champion in 2013. The native of Ancenis then joined the Espoirs in 2013-2014. Then he had to wait seven years before wearing it. again the tricolor jersey, this time with the first team, in a match against Bosnia and Herzegovina in September 2021. A first selection, as a holder followed by four others since, ` each time as a substitute.

His potential for the World Cup

His playing career

At 29, Jordan Veretout already enjoys of a busy career as a footballer, which began in Loire-Atlantique, near Nantes, the department from which He his from. From an early age, a round ball was put between his feet. Belligné. FC Nantes spotted him and he joined the Canaris training center in 2003, at the same time. 10 years old. He climbs the rungs one by one; an and, after having integrated the reserve team, made their professional debut in the spring of 2011, during the last matches of the FCN season, then in Ligue 2. In the process, the club changed training; neur and Landry Chauvin, the athlete's new boss, made Jordan Veretout a centerpiece of his XI in 2011-2012, when he was only 18 years old. He played 35 matches and asserted himself as a key element, retained. by Michel der Zakarian the following seasons, with whom he will experience Ligue 1.

In the summer 2015, heading to England and Aston Villa where experience is mixed. Placed on the bench of a team in distress, the Frenchman finds his superb with the arrival of Rémi Garde as coach who gives him back a starting place. The club's relegation to the 2nd division pushes the midfielder to to return to France, to Saint-Etienne, where he has had a full season in Ligue 1 & Europa League, taking part in; almost every game as a starter. 

His adventure finally continues in Italy, on the side of of Fiorentina, where the Frenchman will take on another dimension, establishing himself as a central element of the team in midfield for two seasons (2017-2019). To the point of catching the eye of AS Roma, which offered him just as much playing time for three years, with even a 2021-2022 season. 50 matches between the championship and the European Cup. With the Wolf, Veretout is particularly decisive, planting 20 goals and distilling three decisive passes during his Roman experience. His performances earned him the name of by Didier Deschamps… then OM, while his relations with José & eacute; Mourinho, coach during the last season, were tense.

►Recap

JORDAN VERETOUT

  • < strong>Age: 29
  • Position: midfielder
  • Current club: Olympique de Marseille
  • Salary: 3 000 000 euros net per year

In numbers

  • 15 Ligue 1 games this season, including 1 goal and 2 assists. 36 games last season with AS Roma, including 4 goals and 8 assists.
  • 6 matches in the Champions League this season, including 1 assist. 12 Europa League Conference games last season, including 2 decisive assists.
  • 5 selections with the France team.

His record

  • Winner of the World Cup is under 20 years  France team in 2013
  • Winner of the League of Nations with the France team in 2021
  • Winner of the Europa League Conference with AS Roma in 2021-2022

For the record…

If the selection of Jordan Veretout with the France team for the World Cup has not been unanimous, his arrival at OM, at summer 2022, has also been turned upside down by an extra-sporting affair, at which he was associated. When the midfielder signed on Cannebère, an anonymous Twitter account claimed that Jordan Veretout paid; the legal fees of his wife's father, then targeted; by a complaint for rape, filed by one of his other daughters. For the Internet user, the footballer thus becomes an accomplice in the abuse committed by his stepfather. judged in 2021 as reported by Le Courrier du Pays du Retz, the name of the French international has never been announced. mentioned on file. And the father&39;s attorney fees were paid. settled by family claimed counsel for the defendant, to Figaro. At the end of the trial, the man had been condemned to two years in prison. And it has never been question of any involvement, near or far, of Jordan Veretout.