Alban Lafont
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Alban Lafont

Alban Lafont (born 23 January 1999) is a French professional footballer who currently plays as goalkeeper for Ligue 1 side Toulouse.

Youth Career

Started his career as an attacking midfielder at amateur side AS Lattoise before converting to a goalkeeper. Moved to Toulouse in 2014 after six years with Lattoise.

Toulouse

Made his Ligue 1 debut in November 2015 against Nice, becoming the youngest ever goalkeeper to play in Ligue 1 at the age of 16 years and 310 days. Reported that Arsenal had sent scouts to watch him in September 2016.

International

Has represented France at various youth levels but could play at international leavel for Burkina Faso. Was captian of France Under-16's in three of his six games. Missed 2016 European Under-17 Championship as he stayed with Toulouse fight relegation. Made his France Under-20 debut against England in March 2017. Named in the France squad for the 2017 FIFA Under-20 World Cup in South Korea.

Personal

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Alban Lafont
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