Antoine Griezmann

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Full Name Antoine Griezmann
Age 29 Years Old
Nick Name Baby face assassin
Gender Male
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date March 21, 1991
Birth Place Macon , France

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Antoine Griezmann is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Barcelona and the French national team. He began his senior career as a member of the Spanish side Real Sociedad in 2009, with whom he won the Segunda Division title in his first season, departing five seasons later to join Atletico Madrid for a then-club record €30 million. In July 2019, he departed Atletico to join league rivals Barcelona in a €120 million deal, making him the joint-fourth most expensive football player of all-time. Overall, he is a very talented footballer. 

Antoine Griezmann opens up on relationship with Lionel Messi at Barcelona

Antoine Griezmann With Messi

Source: @goal.com

Following Barcelona’s win over Getafe in the La Liga on Saturday, Antoine Griezmann insisted that his relationship with Lionel Messi has continued to improve over the past few weeks. He opened the scoring for Barcelona as the Catalan giants beat Getafe 2-1 to consolidate their second place on the Spanish league table. And although Messi was unable to score for his side against Getafe, he registered a valuable contribution as he provided the assist for Griezmann’s opening goal in the 33rd minute of the match. While speaking after the game, the 2018 FIFA World Cup-winning captain revealed that his relationship with the six-time Ballon d’Or winner has not only improved over the past weeks but also that it will continue to develop as they progress further into their campaign this season. Griezmann also revealed that he is happy at Barcelona for the time being.

What is the birthplace of Antoine Griezmann?

Antoine Griezmann was born on 21st March 1991 in Macon, a city of France. He is the son of Alain Griezmann and Isabelle Griezmann, his father and mother. His nationality is French and his ethnicity is White. His astrological sign is Aries and his religion is Christian. At a small age, he began his career with football. He started his career by joining hometown club UF Macon. As of 2019, he celebrated his 28th birthday.

How Antoine Griezmann began his football career?

  • In the year 2005, Antoine Griezmann began his professional career by joining the Real Sociedad youth system and later he was promoted to the senior team in 2009. 
  • In March 2009, he made his competitive debut against Rayo Vallecano in the Copa del Rey match.
  • He also helped his team to earn a promotion to La Liga at the end of his debut season.
  • Later, he signed to his first professional contract on 8th April 2010 with the club for 5 years with a fee of around $40 million till 2015.
  • He made his first debut goal with the winning score of a 3-0 win over Deportivo La Coruna in October 2010.
  • He played 5 seasons for Real Sociedad and appeared in 180 matches and scored 46 goals.
  • After playing for Real Sociedad, he transferred to the Spanish club, Atletico Madrid in July 2014 for a transfer fee of $36 million.
  • He made his debut for the club in a 1-1 draw against the Real Madrid in 2014 Supercopa de Espana on 19th August 2014.
  • He scored his first La-Liga hat-trick goal against the Athletic Bilbao on 21st December 2014.
  • Later, he extended the contract with Atletico Madrid until 2023.
  • He scored 116 goals for the club in 151 appearances till now.
  • He is the main player of Atletico Madrid that played final against Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League 2015-2016.
  • He was rumored to make his move to another Spanish club Barcelona ahead of 2017-18 La Liga season. However, Griezmann rejected to move to Barcelona.

Antoine Griezmann Celebrating After A Goal

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  • On 12th July 2019, Barcelona announced the signing of Griezmann after they paid his €120 million buy-out clause, with the player set to sign a five-year contract with the club.
  • He had his competitive debut on 16 August in a 1-0 defeat to Athletic Bilbao.
  • On 25th August, he scored a brace and assisted during his home debut, which ended in a 5-2 win vs Real Betis.
  • He scored his first Uefa Champions League goal for FC Barcelona on 27-11-2019, in a 3-1 win against Borussia Dortmund assisted by Lionel Messi, substituting injured Ousmane Dembele in 26 minute's first half.
  • Talking about his international career, he had represented France's national team in both senior as well as junior levels in many tournaments.
  • He represented his nation at U19, U20, and U21 level.
  • He was also a member of the French team that won the 2010 UEFA European U19 Football Championship.
  • In the 2014 FIFA World Cup, he scored his first international debut goal in a 1-1 draw against Paraguay.
  • He was also enlisted in the squad of France national team for the 2018 edition of the FIFA World cup in Russia.
  • He had played altogether 7 matches throughout the tournament and scored altogether of 4 goals in this World cup.
  • He was also a member of the French team that won the World Cup 2018 Russia.
  • He is the recipient of the FIFA World Cup Bronze Ball and Silver Boot at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
  • On Matchday 3 of the UEFA Nations League, he scored a second-half brace as the world champions came from behind to beat Germany 2-1 in Paris.

Who is Antoine Griezmann's Wife?

Antoine Griezmann is a married man. He was married to Erika Choperena, his girlfriend. They celebrated their wedding ceremony secretly at Toledo on 19th June 2017. They started dating since 2014. In April 2016 they welcomed their first daughter. They seem to be very happy with each other. They are living peacefully without any disturbances. 

What is the Net Worth of Antoine Griezmann?

Antoine Griezmann's net worth is estimated to have $50 Million as of 2020. He is receiving an annual salary of $27 million from his present club. In July 2019, he departed Atletico to join league rivals Barcelona in a €120 million deal, making him the joint-fourth most expensive football player of all-time. He is satisfied with his earning. He is living a luxurious lifestyle. His major source of earning is from his football career. 

How tall is Antoine Griezmann?

Antoine Griezmann is a handsome hunk with an athletic body build. His smiling face and charming personality have helped him to gain the attention of all the viewers. Moreover, he has got a great personality. He stands at a height of 1.75 m. His weight is 69 Kg. Overall, he has got a healthy body. His other body measurements will be added soon.