Anthony Lopes commits future to OL
A product of the club's Academy, Anthony Lopes joined Olympique Lyoannais in 2000 at the age of nine, completing all the amateur stages before signing his first professional contract in 2010 and making his first-team debut on October 31, 2012 vs. Nice in the Coupe de la Ligue Round of 16.
Olympique Lyonnais is happy to announce the extension of goalkeeper Anthony Lopes for three or four more seasons 💪🔴🔵 pic.twitter.com/uRm8YrcqL0— OL English (@OL_English) August 28, 2019
A day after playing his 300th match in all competitions with Lyon, including 220 Ligue 1 and 56 European Cups (24 Champions League) games, the 28-year-old becomes one of the most capped goalkeepers in the club's history, behind Grégory Coupet (519 games) and Yves Chauveau (490 games).
OL is delighted by the European champion's (2016, with Portugal) decision to commit his future the club and continue defending its colors.
Anthony Lopes on his new contract
It was important to do things well. We made good progress together. My extension makes me and my family very happy. I'm very close to the fans, as I show after every match. All of this will continue even more.
Our full interview with Anthony Lopes and all the behind-the-scenes details of his contract extension can be seen on OL Play.