Antoine Griezmann Profile

Antoine Griezmann
Antoine Griezmann born 21 March 1991 is a French footballer who plays for Spanish club Atlético Madrid mainly as a left winger.

He began his career at Real Sociedad, where he spent five seasons before transferring to Atlético for €30 million.

Griezmann has been a French youth international, having represented his country at under-19, under-20 and under-21 level. In 2010, he was part of the team that won the 2010 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship on home soil. He made his debut for the senior national team in 2014 and played at that year's World Cup.

When he first arrived at Real Sociedad, Griezmann lodged with the club's French scout while attending school across the border in Bayonne, training in the evenings at the club's headquarters in San Sebastián

Griezmann made his debut in the Spanish first division on 29 August 2010, in the season's first match. In a post-game interview, he described the occasion as "fulfilling his childhood dream".

On 28 July 2014, Atlético Madrid reached an agreement with Real Sociedad for the transfer of Griezmann, for a fee believed to be close to his £24million (€30 million) buy-out clause. He passed the medical examination the same day and signed a six-year contract on 29 July 2014.

Griezmann made his competitive debut in the first leg of the 2014 Supercopa de España on 19 August, a 1–1 draw away to Real Madrid, replacing Saúl after 57 minutes. On 17th September, he scored his first goal for the club, in a UEFA Champions League match against Olympiacos, in a game which Atletico eventually lost.

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