All You Need to Know About Antoine Griezmann

Antoine Griezmann

Griezmann is a professional footballer from France who plays as a forward for the French national team and Atlético Madrid. Antonie is a former French youth international who is representing his country at under-19, under-20 and under-21 level. He was a part of the team that won the 2010 UEFA European Under-19 Championship which was held in France.

Antoine Griezmann

In 2014, Griezmann received his first cap for the senior national team and played at that year’s World Cup, helping his country to the quarter-finals. France finished runners-up as hosts, while Griezmann scored the greatest number of goals at UEFA Euro 2016. He was then voted the ‘Player of the Tournament’. His team won the 2018 FIFA World Cup. In this tournament, he has scored four goals, which earned him the Silver Boot as the second highest goal scorer of the match. He also won the Bronze Ball as he was the third best player. He was hence named the ‘man of the match’ in the final.

He was given the title La Liga Player of the Month’ for February 2018 after he registered eight goals and two assists during the period, including scoring seven goals in only four days. Griezmann’s second goal in the 4–0 win was his 100th goal for Atlético. He became the only third player of the 21st century to do so after Fernando Torres and Sergio Agüero.

Antoine Griezmann

Griezmann scored a goal in half to give his team a 3-1 home win over Belgian Champions Club Brugge on day 2 of the match of the Champions League. He scored Atletico’s second goal against German side Borussia Dortmund as Atletico Madrid won the reverse fixture at home by a 2-0 margin on day 4 of the match. This followed a 4-0 defeat against the same opponents earlier in the match at the Westfalenstadion. In the next match, he again scored the second goal in a 2-0 win against French side Monaco. This was done to ensure his team’s qualification for the next round of the Champions League.