Jordan Marcel Gilbert Veretout is a French professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for the France national team. Veretout is a former France youth international, having represented his nation regularly at under-18, under-19, under-20 and under-21 level. In 2013, he won the FIFA U-20 World Cup. In 2021, he won the Nations League, coming on as a substitute in the final. Veretout was born in Ancenis, Loire-Atlantique. He is a former France youth international, having represented his country from under-18 through to under-21 level. Veretout won the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Turkey, where he was highly praised for his performances in a midfield-three that also included Geoffrey Kondogbia and Paul Pogba. Veretout scored a penalty in the final, as France won the tournament through a shoot-out. On 26 August 2021, he received his first call to the France senior squad. On 1 September, he made his international debut in 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification game against Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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On 20 July 2019, Veretout joined Roma on loan with an obligation to buy. On 1 July 2020, Veretout joined on a permanent basis for an initial fee of €16 million, potentially rising to €18 million. He signed a four-year contract. On 28 February 2021, Veretout scored his 10th Serie A goal of the 2020–21 season, in a match against AC Milan. Veretout became the first French midfielder to reach that milestone since Michel Platini for Juventus in 1985–86.