Kylian Mbappe has replaced Hugo Lloris as France captain, a source close to the team told AFP on Monday.
Paris Saint-Germain forward Mbappe, 24, agreed to the proposal after discussions with manager Didier Deschamps earlier in the day.
Tottenham goalkeeper Lloris ended his international career in January after missing the World Cup final a month earlier.
Lloris, 36, was skipper for more than a decade.
Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann was named vice-captain as Manchester United centre-back Raphael Varane also hung up his boots after the defeat to Argentina in December.
Mbappe, who has played 66 times for his country, has been heavily linked with the role for weeks and won the World Cup final after helping Les Bleus to the title in 2018.
The former Monaco attacker is PSG’s vice-captain behind Brazil’s Marquinhos and led the way in the defender’s absence in Sunday’s loss to Rennes.
His first game as captain will be Friday’s Euro 2024 qualifier against the Netherlands at the Stade de France.
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