Paris St-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe has been named as the new captain of the France national team.
He succeeds Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, who retired from international football in January. Mbappe, aged 24, has 66 caps for France since making his senior debut in 2017.
The French Football Federation -FFF confirmed Deschamps had named Mbappe as captain and Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann as vice-captain on social media.
Mbappe was the top scorer at last year’s World Cup as he helped France reach a second straight World Cup final, where they were beaten by Argentina.