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About Antoine Griezmann
Antoine Griezmann is a 27 years old French professional soccer player who currently plays as a forward for the Spanish club Atletico Madrid in the La Liga league. Antoine Griezmann also represents his French national team as a center forward. Well, this French football star does not need any introduction he was recently awarded the Silver Boot and the Bronze Ball at the FIFA World Cup 2018 which were held at Russia. And he had a large contribution in making the French National Team win the FIFA World Cup 2018 with four astounding goals and three assists. Antoine Griezmann has a beautiful style of playing which is fascinating to watch, his game sense and dribbling skills are inhuman which makes him one of the best versatile football players on this planet.
Antoine Griezmann Early life
Antoine Griezmann was born in the French historical city of Macon. He is the son of Alain, a German town councilor and Isabelle, a native Portuguese. Antoine Griezmann started playing as a youth for his hometown club UF Macon. There he thrived and indulged in numerous trials for numerous professional teams so as to earn a spot in their youth teams but he was rejected every time due to his small size and lightweight structure. But in the year 2005, Griezmann was on a trial with the club Montpellier and there he played a friendly match with the youth academy of the famous French club Paris Saint-Germain and his skills impressed numerous clubs and notably there were scout members from the Spanish club Real Sociedad who were attending the event and were totally impressed with the performance of Antoine Griezmann. Following the match, the scout members contacted Antoine Griezmann and offered him a one week trial which he accepted and later Griezmann was offered a youth contract and the club formally contacted his parents to which at first they were reluctant to accept but after reassurances from the club, Antoine Griezmann joined Real Sociedad.
Antoine Griezmann Career Life
- Real Sociedad: Antoine Griezmann started his professional football career with the club Real Sociedad by playing in the youth team. It took him quite a time to break into the first team of Real Sociedad which was after four years. Griezmann made his debut in the 2009-10 pre-season campaign for Real Sociedad in which he scored five goals. And finally, on September 2, 2009, he made his first competitive debut against the Rayo Vallecano in the 77th minute as a substitute. On September 27, 2009, he made his first professional debut in the lineup team against Huesca in which he scored his first professional goal which led to a 2-0 win. After that Griezmann played for the club till the end of the season which led to the promotion of Real Sociedad into the La Liga for the 2010-11 season. And on April 8, 2010, Griezmann was offered with a 5-year contract with Real Sociedad which was till the year 2015 and the buyout clause of the contract was 30 million euros.
- Atletico Madrid: On July 28, 2014, the renowned club of Spain, Atletico Madrid offered a contract for their star player Antoine Griezmann. And Griezmann passed the medical test on the same day and on the next day July 29, 2014, he signed a six-year contract with Atletico Madrid with a transfer fee of around 30 million euros which was the buy-out clause of Griezmann. And he made his first debut with Atletico Madrid against the world-class club Real Madrid which led to a 1-1 draw. And finally, he scored his first goal for the club in a match against Olympias’s in the group stage of UEFA Champions League which unfortunately led to a 3-2 defeat for the club. He was the only Atletico Madrid player who was selected as one of the players in the Team of the Year at LPF awards. On April 13, he scored two goals against the defending champions Barcelona which knocked out FC Barcelona out of the champion’s league. Griezmann scored a decisive away goal against FC Bayern Munich in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League semi-final which led them to the finals. In the UEFA Champions League final, unfortunately, Griezmann missed a penalty shot by hitting the crossbar against Real Madrid and the match continued to an extra-time which further led to the penalties in which Griezmann scored but the club was defeated 5-3 in penalties. Currently, Griezmann has extended his contract with Atletico Madrid till the year 2023.
Awards and Nominations
Antoine Griezmann was awarded many awards and the most prestigious among them are:
- Bronze Ball ( FIFA World Cup 2018, Russia)
- Silver Boot ( FIFA World Cup 2018, Russia)
- UEFA EURO 2016 Best Player
- La Liga Best Player 2016
Some of the prestigious nominations are:
- Ballon d’Or 2016
- Best FIFA Men’s Player 2016
Antoine Griezmann Profile
- Antoine Griezmann
Birthday / Date of Birth
- March 21, 1991
- 27 Years
- Mother – Isabelle
- Father – Alain
- Wife – Erika Choperena
- Daughter – Mia
- 140±1 Centimetre
- 71 kg
- Debut against Huesca, 2009
Social Media Profiles
- Twitter – http://twitter.com/AntoGriezmann
- FaceBook – http://www.facebook.com/antoine.griezmann/
- Instagram – http://www.instagram.com/antogriezmann/
Antoine Griezmann Net Worth
- Antoine Griezmann has net worth of $20 Million accarding to reports.
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