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The captain, Luka Karabatic, will remain Paris until 2025


Paris Saint-Germain Handball is delighted to announce that its captain, Luka Karabatic, has extended his contract for another year. The French pivot is now tied to the club in Paris until 30 June 2025.

Having arrived in Paris in the summer of 2015, the captain has since won eight consecutive French championships as well as three League Cups, three French Cups and three Champions Trophies. To date, Luka Karabatic has scored 677 goals in all competitions for the Red and Blue.

Also captain of the French team, the pivot with 141 caps (163 goals) has won the Olympic title in Tokyo (2021), two world championship titles (2015, 2017), a European championship title (2014), a silver medal at the Rio Olympic Games (2016), a silver medal (2023) and a bronze medal (2019) at the world championship and a bronze medal at the European championship (2018).

[i"We are delighted to be continuing the adventure with our captain Luka Karabatic. His commitment and leadership are the perfect embodiment of the Club’s values. In addition to his exemplary mentality, he is also one of the best in his position. We’re very proud to have him with us for the next few seasons, and we’re convinced that he’ll be the perfect guide for the team as they go on to win more trophies.[/i]
Thierry Omeyer, General Manager of Paris Saint-Germain

[i"I really wanted to continue my career at Paris Saint-Germain.  I’m blossoming in this team and I’m proud to be its captain today. We have shown great collective strength and determination throughout the season to defend our colours. Our aim is to maintain the same spirit next season and continue to add to the club’s trophy cabinet. I can’t wait to be back on the pitch and with the fans, and we’re going to have some great moments together. [/i]
Luka Karabatic, captain of Paris Saint-Germain Handball




 Position: Pivot
Born on 19 April 1988, in Strasbourg (Bas-Rhin, France)
Nationality: French
Height: 2m02 - Weight: 110kg


2009-2012 Montpellier HB
2011-2015 Pays d’Aix Université Club handball
2015-2025 Paris Saint-Germain


In a club
French champion (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023)
League Cups (2010, 2011, 2012, 2017, 2018, 2019)
French Cups (2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2018, 2021, 2022)
Champions Trophies (2010, 2011, 2015, 2016, 2019)

In the French team
Gold medal at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics
Gold medal at the 2017 World Championships
Gold medal at the 2015 World Championships
Gold medal at the 2014 European Championships
Silver medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Silver medal at the 2023 World Championships
Bronze medal at the 2019 World Championships
Bronze medal at the 2018 European Championships

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