Luka Karabatic, Parisian through to 2026

Paris Saint-Germain Handball is delighted to announce the extension of Luka Karabatic's contract for a further year. The captain of Les Rouge et Bleu will be a Parisian until 30 June 2026.

Luka Karabatic joined Paris Saint-Germain in 2015 and will have spent more than a decade with the Parisian club. Since his arrival, the French international pivot has won nine consecutive French championships, three Coupes de la Ligue, three Coupes de France and four Trophées des Champions.

With Les Bleus, of which he is also captain, Luka Karabatic now has 154 caps (175 goals) and five international titles: Olympic champion in Tokyo (2021), World champion (2015, 2017) and European champion (2014, 2024). He also won a silver medal at the Rio Olympic Games (2016), a silver medal (2023) and a bronze medal (2019) at the World Championships, as well as a bronze medal at the European Championships (2018).

"Keeping Luka Karabatic in our team until 2026 is a great satisfaction. He is an exemplary captain who has been one of the best pivots in the world for many years. His leadership and experience will remain invaluable assets in our quest for new titles over the next two seasons."
Thierry Omeyer, General Manager of Paris Saint-Germain

"I'm delighted to be extending my contract with Paris Saint-Germain and am proud to wear the shirt for another year. This is a new stage in our shared adventure and I would like to thank the Club for the confidence it has shown in me. I am as determined as ever to give my best, to strive for excellence and achieve our goals, with the unconditional support of our loyal fans."
Luka Karabatic, captain of Paris Saint-Germain Handball



Position: Pivot
Born: 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
2015-2026 Paris Saint-Germain


French champion (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024)
League Cups (2010, 2011, 2012, 2017, 2018, 2019)
French Cups (2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2018, 2021, 2022)
Champions Trophies (2010, 2011, 2015, 2016, 2019, 2023)

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 2024 European 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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