Toulouse announced this Friday that the international number 9, best player in the world, will wear the red-and-black colors 2027. The Blues hooker is also committed to the duration.

It’s official, the club announced it this Friday on social networks. Antoine Dupont continues at Stade Toulousain until 2027. Elected best player in the world in 2021, the scrum half will continue the Toulouse adventure under the colors of red and black. Hooker Julien Marchand has also extended until 2028. An early Christmas present for Toulouse supporters.

Last season, Stade Toulousain achieved a historic double by winning the Champions Cup and then lifting the shield of Brennus, in the wake of a remarkable Antoine Dupont. In the process, the number 9 of the XV of France was voted best player in the world by World Rugby, the international federation, becoming the third French to receive this distinction after Fabien Galthié (2002) and Thierry Dusautoir (2011).

Arrived in Haute-Garonne in 2017, Antoine Dupont was trained in the Gers at FC Auch (2011-2014) before wearing the colors of Castres Olympique (2014-2017). He was elected best player of the Six Nations Tournament in 2020 and best player of the European Cup in 2021. For his part, Julien Marchand, number 1 hooker of the Blues, started rugby At US Montrà © jeau before joining Stade Toulousain at the age of 14 and making his entire career there.

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