The footballer Marion Torrent, training center Clairefontaine (Yvelines), May 13, 2019.
Marion Torrent, at the Clairefontaine training center (Yvelines), 13 May 2019. (FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

Midfielder then central defender and now back side, Marion Torrent, 27, has shown versatility and great selflessness to win her place in the French team and participate in the Women's World Cup Soccer, 7 June to July 7, in France.


Every day, until the Women's Football World Cup, Cécilia Arbona introduces the players of the France team. "Blue Minute", to find on franceinfo at 8:23, 9:51 and 13:55.


It was at the age of five that the native of Châlons-en-Champagne attended her first football pitches, influenced by the family environment: "My brother played football at a fairly good level relatively good, my father too." A confirmed choice with the 1998 World Cup and the final victory of France she lives in front of her screen.

Afterwards, Marion Torrent experienced a steady progression that led her to follow a sport-studies and to join a training center. It's in Montpellier that she does all her classes … and her first match in Division 1, at 15 years old.

Early with the club Héraultais she became one of the symbols (and where she still evolves), the one that everyone nicknamed "Toto" had to wait until the age of 25 to be selected in the team of France A. she admits to being rather shy and reserved, she turns out to be a fighter once the crampons shod: "I will never let anything go on a pitch, it's in my character, that's what I am."

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