Raphaël Varane

Varane in 2013, photo by Maxisports/Bigstock.com

Birth Name: Raphaël Xavier Varane

Place of Birth: Lille, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

Date of Birth: 25 April, 1993

*African-Martiniquais (father)
*French (mother)

Raphaël Varane is a French professional footballer. He plays as a centre-back for Premier League club Manchester United, and is considered one of the best defenders of his generation. He has also played for Lens and Real Madrid, and the France national team.

He is the son of Annie Grattepanche and Gaston Varane. His father is Martiniquais and his mother is French. His sister, Annabelle Varane, competed in the Miss France 2019 pageant. He is married to Camille Tytgat, with whom he has two children.

One of Raphaël’s maternal great-great-grandfathers is named Charles Marie Grattepanche.

4 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    Ridiculous. Looks strongly African.

  2. Akwaba says:

    His younger sister, Annabelle Varane competed in the Miss France 2019 pageant.

  3. andrew says:

    his mother is Annie Grattepanche

    family history of Raphaël Varane – https://www.rfgenealogie.com/s-informer/infos/celebrites/raphael-varane-le-seul-buteur-genealogiste

    genealogy of Raphaël’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Charles Marie Grattepanche – https://gw.geneanet.org/berdon60?lang=fr&iz=15435&p=charles+marie&n=grattepanche&oc=2

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