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Antoine Griezmann: Barcelona sign Atletico Madrid forward

Barcelona have signed France forward Antoine Griezmann from La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid after paying his 120m euro (£107m) buyout clause. The 28-year-old World Cup winner has signed a five-year deal which includes an 800m euro (£717m) release ...
Friday, July 12, 2019

Barcelona sign Antoine Griezmann and make buyout clause €800m

The 28-year-old France forward will sign a five-year contract that ties him to the Camp Nou until 30 June 2024 though Atlético believe they are owed €80m more Griezmann. They claim the player made an agreement to join Barcelona before July, when the ...
Friday, July 12, 2019

Atletico Madrid Say 120m Euros for Antoine Griezmann 'Insufficient'

Madrid: Atletico Madrid argued Friday that the 120 million euros ($135 million) Barcelona paid for France forward Antoine Griezmann was "insufficient" and that he had "unilaterally" broken his contract. "Atletico Madrid considers that the amount paid is ...
Friday, July 12, 2019

Is Antoine Griezmann past his peak? A look at the star's career in numbers as he moves to Barcelona

Atleti lost on penalties to Real Madrid, with Griezmann missing from 12 yards in normal time, which rather took the shine off a fine campaign. Overall, he managed 71 shots on target compared to 47 in the previous season and increased his shot conversion ...
Friday, July 12, 2019

Antoine Griezmann joins Barcelona in $135 million deal

Barcelona have announced that they have signed French forward Antoine Griezmann on a five-season contract. The announcement came after the player's international representatives paid his 120-million-euro buyout clause included in his contract with ...
Friday, July 12, 2019

Antoine Griezmann Aiming To Prove He Will Be A $134m Bargain For Barcelona

To the surprise of absolutely nobody, FC Barcelona have finally acquired the services of former Atletico Madrid striker, Antoine Griezmann. Unusually for a World Cup winner, he won't be afforded the usual welcome on the Camp Nou pitch, with the stands ...
Friday, July 12, 2019

Griezmann to Barcelona: FIFA complaint, 'La Decision', release clause wrangle – the entire saga

Griezmann looked set to join the Catalans last year only to announce in a televised documentary he was staying at Atletico. But that was only part of a transfer saga that looks set to rumble on after Atletico complained Barcelona should have paid €200million ...
Friday, July 12, 2019

Antoine Griezmann's move to Barcelona was a year in the making

Griezmann's new deal will run for five years and contains a buyout clause – a legal stipulation in Spain – worth €800m. For all the twists in the plot, the crossed words and accusations, this signing had been set up from the start. It was only going to end one ...
Friday, July 12, 2019

Antoine Griezmann announces departure to open door to $139m Barcelona move

(CNN) "I've made the decision to leave." The words that Atletico Madrid fans have both feared and, in truth, expected for some time. It is a statement from Antoine Griezmann, the club's star player, that has opened the door for a $139.5 million move to ...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

La Liga: Antoine Griezmann exit plunges Atletico Madrid into chaos

Antoine Griezmann's decision to leave Atletico Madrid has plunged the club into chaos and fired the starting gun for a summer scramble among Europe's elite. Top scorer in each of his five seasons, Griezmann was the stardust of Atleti, offering spontaneity ...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Antoine Griezmann lose their stardust

Antoine Griezmann's decision to leave Atletico Madrid has plunged the club into chaos and fired the starting gun for a summer scramble among Europe's elite. Top scorer in each of his five seasons, Griezmann was the stardust of Atleti, offering spontaneity ...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

LaLiga: Antoine Griezmann to leave Atletico Madrid at end of season after five years at Spanish club

Madrid: French striker Antoine Griezmann has told Atletico Madrid he will leave them in the close season, the Spanish club said on Twitter on Tuesday. The 28-year-old Griezmann has a contract until 2023 with Atletico, but has a buy out clause of 120million ...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Antoine Griezmann set for Barcelona after announcing Atlético departure

Born in Mâcon, France, Griezmann has spent his entire professional career in Spain, joining Atlético in 2014 from Real Sociedad, where he came through the academy. He has since become one of the most coveted strikers in world football, and played a ...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

World Cup champion Antoine Griezmann tells Atletico Madrid he is on his way, in NZ$200 million move

Griezmann, who scored 133 goals in more than 250 matches with Atletico, did not give any hints about his future but he has been widely linked with a move to Barcelona, with some Spanish media saying he has already reached a deal with the Catalan club.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Griezmann announces Atletico Madrid exit

Antoine Griezmann has announced he is leaving Atletico Madrid at the end of the season amid widespread speculation he will make an impending switch to Barcelona. The France international's five-year stint as the standout star of Diego Simeone's side will ...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Antoine Griezmann confirms Atletico Madrid exit amid rumours of Barcelona move

France striker Antoine Griezmann will leave Atletico Madrid at the end of the season, the player said in a video released on the club's official Twitter account on Tuesday. The 28-year-old did not reveal where he would be playing next but widespread reports in ...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Antoine Griezmann set to join Barcelona for £104m as forward announces he will be leaving Atletico Madrid

Antoine Griezmann has told Atletico Madrid he will not return to the club next season. The French World Cup winner signed a five-year deal with Atletico last season and had a release clause inserted into his contract which will drop to £104million on July 1.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Antoine Griezmann goal scorer at the World Cup in 2018, a personality warmly ...

Last Friday, Antoine Griezmann, whose wife created the controversy at the World Cup, scored his third goal in the competition, which has propelled France into the semi-final. If the footballer has not celebrated his goal on the field as he usually does ...
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

What does Antoine Griezmann have tattooed on his knuckles, and what other ...

THERE are few strikers as lethal in world football as Antoine Griezmann. The Atleti star is hoping to fire France to glory at the World Cup and follow up his wonderful Golden Boot performance at Euro 2016. Griezmann won the Golden Boot in 2016. EPA. 4.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Griezmann, Giroud set pace but Mbappe catching up: France's record since Euro ...

In the tables and the results below, one can see that the 1998 champions have distributed goalscoring duties effectively but have far inferior goals scored (43) to their tally compared to Belgium. It doesn't come as a surprise that Antoine Griezmann is ...
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Griezmann: France won like Atletico

France star Antoine Griezmann reckons the 1-0 win over Belgium in the World Cup semi-finals was similar to the type of victories he has experienced at Atletico. Les Bleus knocked Belgium out of the global showpiece at Saint-Petersburg Stadium on ...
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Griezmann Compares France to Atletico Madrid

Antoine Griezmann compared France to club side Atletico Madrid after they advanced to the World Cup final with a 1-0 win over Belgium in St Petersburg on Tuesday. Les Bleus will play in Sunday's showpiece against either Croatia or England in Moscow ...
Tuesday, July 10, 2018