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Antoine Griezmann: Current Club, Height, Wife, Nationality, Net Worth, Children, Parents, Siblings, Age, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, News, Occupation, Achievements, Wikipedia, Podcast.

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Antoine Griezmann was born on 21st March 1991 to the family of Alain Griezmann and Isabelle Griezmann in Macon, France. Griezmann is a French professional footballer. He plays the role of a forwarder for La Liga club Atlético Madrid and the France national team. A versatile player, he is popularly known for his attacking, passing and supportive defense. However, Griezmann has played as an attacking midfielder, winger, and striker in his career.

Griezmann started his senior club career with Real Sociedad. In his first season, he won the Segunda División. In 2014, he joined Atlético Madrid for a then-club record €30 million. During his career with Atletico Madrid, he has won the following, the UEFA Europa League, the UEFA Super Cup, the Supercopa de España, and La Liga Best Player.

Between 2016 and 2018, he was nominated for the Ballon d’Or and Best FIFA Men’s Player. In 2019, Griezmann became the topic of a record association football transfer when he signed for rivals Barcelona in a transfer worth €120 million, becoming the fifth-most expensive player of all time. There, he won a Copa del Rey, before returning to Atlético Madrid in 2021 (initially on loan), becoming the club’s all-time third-highest goal scorer.

At age 22, Griezmann won the 2010 UEFA European Under-19 Championship and made his senior appearance for France in 2014; So far, he has earned over one hundred and seventeen (117) caps, ranking as France’s sixth-most capped player, and with over 40 goals scored, he is also the nation’s third-highest all-time top goal scorer. He finished as top goal scorer and was Player of the Tournament as France finished runners-up at UEFA Euro 2016 and won the Silver Boot as the second highest goal scorer as France won the 2018 FIFA World Cup; he won the Bronze Ball as the tournament’s third best player and was also named Man of the Match in the final. In the 2022 FIFA World Cup, he was used in a central midfield role as the team finished runners-up.

In November 2022, he was included in the French squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. On 14 December, he was named man of the match in a 2–0 win over Morocco in the semi-finals. Although France lost to Argentina in the final by penalties after a 3–3 draw, Griezmann finished the tournament as co-top assister with three assists.

Full Name:Antoine Griezmann
Current club:La Liga club Atlético Madrid, the France national football team
Born:March 21, 1991
Place of Birth:Macon, France
Height:5 feet 9 inches
Parents:Alain Griezmann (father) and Isabelle Griezmann (mother)
Siblings:Theo Griezmann and Maud Griezmann
Wife • Spouse:Erika Choperena
Zodiac sign: Aries
Children:Amaro Griezmann, Alba Griezmann and Mia Griezmann
Occupation:Football player
Net Worth:$60 million.
Achievements: 2010 UEFA European Under-19 Championship.

Early Life & Education

Antoine Griezmann was born on 21st March 1991 to the family of Alain Griezmann and Isabelle Griezmann in Macon, France. Griezmann’s father was a rich and politically powerful man who had a strong hold in the political landscape of France and as well a town councilor. His mother was a supervisor at hospital, she supervises the hospital cleaners.

Griezmann’s ancestry leads back to Portugal, where his grandfather Amaro Lopes was a famed footballer for the national team back in his days. This history of football in the family aspired little Griezmann to join in the game. However, Zinedine Zidane inspired him to practice and train hard to achieve his goals of being a footballer.

Griezmann started his football career by playing for his hometown club Macon.

Lyon was the nearby well reputed football club, and their youth programmes were known to be unblemished. even when little Griezmann tried enrolling in the club, but his short height and low body weight got him rejected. Having felt bad by the rejection, Griezmann moved over to the second-best option, his local club UF Macon. Due to his father’s strong political influence, he was selected. At UF Macon, Griezmann further started working on his skills in order to get attention of the best youth programmes in the country.

Furthermore, his short frame became a big obstacle in him getting selected for the further youth academies. But Griezmann isn’t the type that gives up and he went for a trial for Montpellier in 2005, where he exhibited his skills as a footballer for the first time. The friendly match that took place in Paris against Paris Saint-Germain got the attention of executives from Real Sociedad who got inspired by Griezmann’s outstanding performance.
Sociedad offered a trial week for Griezmann and that one week extended further with Sociedad ending up offering a contract to Antoine’s parents to keep him in their youth academy. Griezmann’s parents were initially unconvinced about sending their son off to Spain, but they eventually agreed.

Personal Life

Antoine Griezmann was born to the family of Alain Griezmann and Isabelle Griezmann.
Antoine Griezmann’s father was rich and politically powerful man who had a strong hold in the political landscape of France and as well a town Councilor. His mother was a supervisor at hospital, she supervises the hospital cleaners.

Griezmann’s ancestry leads back to Portugal, where his grandfather Amaro Lopes was a famed footballer for the national team back in his days. This history of football in the family aspired little Griezmann to join in the game.

Rumored had it that Griezmann dated Erika Choperena for a very long time dated from 2011, before getting married to her in June 2017. Although, the marriage ceremony took place in secret in the presence of close friends and family members. Before marriage, the couple has given birth to three children named as follows Mia, Amaro and Alba Griezmann.
Griezmann grew up with his parents and siblings in a small town named Macon.

Griezmann’s sister was a survivor of the siege of the Bataclan theater in the November 2015 Paris attacks, that took place when he was playing against Germany at the Stade de France, which was also site of an explosion in the same attacks.

Griezmann is very fond of his younger brother, Theo, who is also training to become a footballer.


On 2 September 2009, Griezmann made his competitive appearance in the team’s Copa del Rey match against Rayo Vallecano appearing as a substitute in the 77th minute of a 2–0 defeat. Four days later, he made his league appearance appearing as a substitute against Real Murcia. On 27 September, he made his first professional start and also scored his first professional goal against Huesca in a 2–0 win. Two weeks later, Griezmann scored his second goal of the campaign in a 2–0 win over Salamanca. In November 2009, he scored goals in back-to-back matches against Hércules and Recreativo de Huelva. The goal against the latter club was the only goal of the match. Griezmann appeared consistently in the team for the rest of the season, scoring two more goals in wins over Cádiz and Numancia as Real Sociedad earned promotion to La Liga for the 2010–11 season as league winners.

On 8 April 2010, Griezmann signed his first professional contract agreeing to a five-year deal with the club until 2015 with a release clause of €30 million. Prior to signing the contract, he drew considerable interest from Ligue 1 clubs Lyon, Saint-Étienne and Auxerre.

On 29 August 2010, Griezmann made his appearance in the Spanish first division, in the season’s first match. In a post-game interview, he described the occasion as “fulfilling his childhood dream”. In the team’s first match after the September international break, Griezmann assisted on the equalizing goal scored by Raúl Tamudo against Real Madrid. Madrid later won the match 2–1 following a goal from Cristiano Ronaldo. On 25 October, Griezmann scored his first goal in the league in a 3–0 victory over Deportivo de La Coruña. He celebrated the goal by pretending to drive a truck that was parked near the field. A week later, Griezmann scored the opening goal in a 2–1 win over Málaga. In November 2010, Griezmann scored the only goal in the team’s 2–1 loss to Hércules. In the team’s second match of the new year, he scored the second goal in the team’s 4–0 victory over Getafe. After going scoreless in the next nine matches, Griezmann returned to his scoring form in March scoring the only goal for Txuri-urdin in the team’s 2–1 defeat to Racing Santander.

After sitting out the first league match of the 2011–2012 campaign, in Griezmann’s first competitive match of the season against the defending champions Barcelona two weeks later, he scored the equalizing goal in a 2–2 draw.

In the final league game of the 2012–2013 campaign, he scored the only goal of the game against Deportivo de La Coruña, securing qualification for the UEFA Champions League for the first time since 2003–2004 while also relegating Deportivo.

At the start of the following season, Griezmann scored on a volley against Lyon in his home nation of France which helped Real Sociedad qualify for the Champions’ League group stage (4–0 on aggregate). Another important goal was also on a volley, this time against Athletic Bilbao in a Basque derby league match at Anoeta Stadium in January 2014 which ended in a 2–0 victory for Real.

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

Griezmann made his competitive appearance 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 17 September, he scored his first goal for the club, in a Champions League group stage match against Olympiacos, in a game which Atlético eventually lost 3–2. Griezmann scored a brace, his first league goals for the club, in a 4–2 win over Córdoba on 1 November. On 21 December 2014, he scored his first La Liga hat-trick as Atlético won 4–1 at Athletic Bilbao, having trailed at half-time. He was the La Liga Player of the Month for January 2015 despite appearing in only three of Atlético’s five matches.

On 7 April 2015, Griezmann scored the second in a 2–0 home victory over Real Sociedad. Out of respect to his formative club, the celebrations were minimal. Two weeks later he scored a brace against Elche in a 3–0 home win, bringing him to a total number of twenty-two (22) goals in the league season, overtaking Karim Benzema for the highest total by a French player in a single Spanish top-division campaign. He finished the season with total number of twenty-two (22) goals in 37 games and was selected as the only Atlético player and one of three forwards in the Team of the Year at the LFP Awards, alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

On 22 August 2015, Griezmann scored the only goal as Atlético began the season with a home victory over promoted Las Palmas. He scored both of the goals on 15 September, as they won at Galatasaray in the Champions’ League group stage. A week later, he repeated the feat to defeat local Neighbour’s Getafe and put Atlético on top of the league. On 18 October, in his return to Real Sociedad, Griezmann chipped goalkeeper Gerónimo Rulli in the ninth minute of a 2–0 away win (as in the fixture six months earlier, he did not celebrate the goal).

On 27 February 2016, Griezmann scored the only goal as Atlético won away to Real Madrid. On 13 April, he scored both goals in a 2–0 quarter-final second leg win at the Vicente Calderón Stadium that knocked holders Barcelona out of the Champions League. On 3 May, he scored the decisive away goal against Bayern Munich in the semi-final second leg at the Allianz Arena to send Atlético to the final. Griezmann hit the crossbar with a penalty two minutes into the second half with his team trailing 1–0 against Real Madrid in the Champions League final at Milan’s San Siro on 28 May. He scored in the penalty shootout after the match had ended 1–1 after extra time, but Atlético ultimately lost 5–3.

On 23 June 2016, Griezmann signed a new contract with Atlético, which would keep him at the club until 2021. On 1 November 2016, Griezmann scored both of Atlético’s goals in their 2–1 home win against Rostov in a 2016–2017 Champions’ League Group D match to enable Atlético to progress to the round of 16 with two matches to spare. On 22 April 2017, he scored the only goal of a win at RCD Espanyol, thus becoming the second Frenchman after Karim Benzema to score 100 La Liga goals, which he did in 247 games.

After another trophyless season, and amid speculation that he could leave Atlético for Manchester United after the conclusion of the 2016–2017 season, he extended his contract at the club by one year in June 2017, after learning that Atlético was given a transfer ban and that it could not sign a replacement. His reported release price was also raised to €100 million (£87 million).

On 19 August 2017, Griezmann earned his first red card during a draw against Girona and received a two-match ban. He was initially booked for diving in the penalty box, then his reaction of using foul language toward the referee earned him a second booking. He was named La Liga Player of the Month for February 2018 after registering eight goals and two assists during the period, including scoring seven in four days (a hat-trick against Sevilla and four against Leganés). His second in the 4–0 win against the latter was his 100th goal for Atletico, becoming only the third player of the 21st century to do so, after Sergio Agüero and Fernando Torres.

He scored in the first leg of the 2017–2018 UEFA Europa League semi-final away to Arsenal and assisted Diego Costa for the only goal in the return, contributing to Atléti’s 2–1 aggregate victory and progression to the final, held in Lyon and against French opposition in Marseille; he then scored twice in the final as his club claimed the trophy for the third time in nine years.

After months of speculation linking him with a €100 million (£88 million) move to Barcelona, which came after Atlético reported Barcelona to FIFA over an alleged illegal approach for Griezmann in December 2017, Griezmann signed a contract extension with Atlético on 19 June 2018 until 2023. This came days after he rejected a move to the Camp Nou. He wrote a message to Atlético on social media, “My fans, my team, MY HOME!!!” in Spanish, French and English along with a video in which he is seen walking around Madrid.

On 15 August, Griezmann started in Atlético’s 4–2 extra-time win over Real Madrid in the 2018 UEFA Super Cup in Tallinn.

On Matchday 2 of the Champions League, Griezmann scored a goal in both halves to give his team a 3–1 home win over Belgian champion Club Brugge. Later on, Matchday 4 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 following a 4–0 defeat against the same opponents earlier in the competition at the Westfalenstadion. In the following game he again scored the second goal in a 2–0 win against French side Monaco, to ensure his team’s qualification for the next round of the Champions League.

“These five years have been incredible. Thank you very much for everything, I carry you in my heart.”

On 15 December, Griezmann played his 300th league contest in the Spanish top division, a game in which he scored twice while setting up another, as Atlético Madrid won 3–2 away to Real Valladolid. In the following week, he scored his 200th career goal, from the spot in a 1–0 win over Espanyol. On 26 January, in a league fixture at home against Getafe, he scored his 10th league goal of the season in a 2–0 win as Atlético closed the gap between league leaders Barcelona to just 2 points. On 10 February, he scored in a 3–1 derby defeat against Real Madrid, equaling Fernando Torres’s record-which he later broke in the following week by scoring the only goal in a 1–0 win against Rayo Vallecano, to become the fifth highest goal scorer in Atlético history with 130 goals.

On 14 May 2019, Griezmann announced that he would be leaving Atlético Madrid after five seasons, after being heavily linked to Barcelona, who reportedly intended to pay the €120 million buy-out clause set by the club.

“I didn’t leave Atletico for money or to win the Champions League or to win more trophies. I left to learn a new style of play, new philosophies at another team”. said Griezmann.

On 12 July 2019, Barcelona announced the signing of Griezmann to a five-year contract after activating his €120 million buy-out clause. Later that day, however, Atlético Madrid disagreed Barcelona’s deal to sign the player, stating that the fee paid falls €80 million short of his release clause, claiming that Griezmann had agreed to move to the Nou Camp before 1 July 2019, when his €200 million buy-out clause was lowered to €120 million. Atlético later stated they have “started the procedures it considers appropriate for the defense of its legitimate rights and interests” as a result of any deal, with reports in Spanish media suggesting the club planned to go to football’s governing body FIFA to argue their case. On 14 July, he was presented at the Camp Nou and was handed the number 17 shirt and made his appearance in a pre-season friendly in Japan against Chelsea. On the same day, some Atlético Madrid fans defaced Griezmann’s plaque outside the Wanda Metropolitano, as the club officially submitted a complaint to La Liga, whose president Javier Tabas later stated, “it is possible to block Griezmann’s transfer”, but also noted “La Liga have yet to decide the course of action”. The transfer was eventually upheld.

Griezmann made his competitive appearance on 16 August 2019 in a 1–0 defeat to Athletic Bilbao. On 25 August, Griezmann scored a hat-trick and assisted during his home appearance, which ended in a 5–2 win against Real Betis. After substituting injured Ousmane Dembélé after 26 minutes of the first half, he scored his first Champions League goal for the club on 27 November 2019 in a 3–1 win against Borussia Dortmund, assisted by Lionel Messi. In their 2019–2020 Supercopa de España match against Atlético Madrid, Griezmann scored his side’s second goal against his former club in an eventual 2–3 defeat. Griezmann became the first player of the season to score in every major competition for Barcelona when he netted a brace in the Copa del Rey against Ibiza in a narrow 2–1 win. On 25 February 2020, Griezmann scored Barcelona’s equalizer in their 1–1 Champions League round of 16 draw against Napoli, becoming the first Barcelona player other than Messi to score a Champions League away goal in the knockout stage since 2015.

On 1 November 2020, Griezmann scored his first goal of the 2020–2021 season in a 1–1 away draw against Alaves. On 17 January 2021, Griezmann scored a brace in a 3–2 loss against Athletic Bilbao in the 2021 Supercopa de España Final. On 3 February, Griezmann scored and assisted twice as Barcelona made a comeback after being 2–0 down until the 88th minute to win 5–3 at the end of extra-time against Granada in the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey. In the 2021 Copa del Rey Final, Griezmann scored the first goal in a 4–0 victory over Athletic Bilbao and won his first trophy with Barcelona.

On 31 August 2021, Griezmann returned to Atlético Madrid on a one-year loan, with the option to extend the loan by a further year, and complete with a conditional permanent transfer clause worth €40 million to be activated by 2023.

He scored his first goal in his second spell at the club, in a 2–1 comeback victory away to Milan in the 2021–2022 UEFA Champions League on 28 September. On 19 October in a Champions League group match against Liverpool at the Wanda Metropolitano, he scored a first half brace to level the score at 2–2 but was sent off in the 52nd minute for serious foul play on Roberto Firmino in an eventual 2–3 defeat.

Atlético Madrid extended the loan of Griezmann for another year. Atlético were keen to re-buy Griezmann, but they didn’t want to trigger the appearance based €40 million obligatory buy clause included in the loan. As a result, Griezmann’s game time was limited to 30 minutes, with him coming from the bench only after the 60-minute mark. On 7 September 2022, he scored the winning goal in the 90+11’th minute in the stoppage time in a 2–1 victory against Porto in the first match of the 2022–2023 UEFA Champions League.

On 10 October 2022, Atlético Madrid reached an agreement with Barcelona over the transfer of Griezmann who signed a contract until 30 June 2026.

In November 2022, he was included in the French squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. On 14 December, he was named man of the match in a 2–0 win over Morocco in the semi-finals. Although France lost to Argentina in the final by penalties after a 3–3 draw, Griezmann finished the tournament as co-top assister with three assists.

Net Worth

Antoine Griezmann has worked as a Footballer right from youth. he has accumulated a satisfactory fortune from playing football. Antoine Griezmann has an astonished net worth of $60 million.

Social Media

Antoine Griezmann as humble and hardworking as he is discovered that he also has some social media platforms where he can be connected.

  • @Antoine Griezmann (@Antogriezmann) is his Instagram handle.
  • @Antoine Griezmann (@Antogriezmann) is his Twitter handle.
  • @Antoine Griezmann (@Antoine Griezmann) is his Facebook handle.

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