Griezmann leaves Atlético de Madrid to look for “other challenges”


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Antoine Griezmann, at the moment of announcing his goodbye to Atlético de Madrid.
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Antoine Griezmann has confirmed on Tuesday its march Atlético de Madrid for the next season. The French striker first informed the club and his teammates of his desire on Tuesday, including the coach, Diego Pablo Simeone, and the CEO, Miguel Ángel Gil Marín. Then he went to the fans in a video broadcast by the club.

“After talking with Cholo, with Miguel Ángel and the people from the offices I wanted to talk to you, the fans, who have always given me a lot of affection,” he said. “I've made the decision to leave, see other things, have other It has been difficult for me to take that path but it is what I need, thanks for the love of these five years in which I won my first important trophies with a club, they have been moments that I will always remember. easy for a player to have so much love. ”

Griezmann has waited for his team to play the last home game of the season, the 1-1 against the Seville of last Saturday, to announce his decision. On matchday 38, the rojiblancos visit the stadium of the Lift UD.

Like a year ago, the FC Barcelona is the team most interested in getting their services. The contract termination clause amounts to 200 million euros, although it will be significantly reduced to 120 million as of July 1. If a club satisfies its amount, 96 million will be for Atlético and 24 for Griezmann's previous team, the Real society, which was secured 20% in the transfer contract.

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