A reliable, solid flyhalf, Lopez has impressed for both club and nation over the passed few seasons.
In 2009, he signed for Bordeaux where he played 86 matches and scored over 500 points. His consistent performances earned him a call up to the National side where he made his debut against New Zealand in May 2013.
Signed for Perpignan but after playing only 13 games for them suffered knee ligament damage that ended his 2013/14 season.
Joined Clermont playing in both of their finals at the end of the 2014/15 campaign when they lost to Toulon in the Champions Cup and Stade Francais in the Top-14.
Scored all France's 15 points in his man of the match display in the victory over Scotland on his RBS 6 Nations debut in 2015. Also started at No.10 in the remaining 3 rounds that year but not capped again until Australia visited France in November
In October 2017 Lopez suffered an open fracture of his tibia ruling him out of action for 6 months and the November Tests.
Lopez, named for the 2019 Six Nations has had 9 previous 6 Nations appearances scoring a massive 148 points.
The veteran pivot went on to represent France at the 2019 Rugby World Cup having helped Clermont lift the Challenge Cup trophy.
He earned his 28th test cap in the pool stage game against Wales scoring 167 test points.
In January 2022, Lopez signed a two year deal to join Bayonne ahead of the 2022 season.
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