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The Story of Griezmann

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Antoine Griezmann is a professional French footballer who was born in Macon, France, on March 21, 1991 Antoine's journey started on a rough note as he was considered to have a weak frame and improper height for the game
And as such he was rejected by many leading clubs’ youth programmes
However, in 2005, a ray of hope appeared while on trial with Montpellier In a friendly match against youth academy of Paris Saint-Germain, he impressed many scouts
The Spanish club Real Sociedad, offered him a youth contract when he was just 13 years old
And although his parents were skeptical in the beginning, but accepted the passion of Antoine and eventually he would leave for Spain For 4 years, he would continue to study in the school at daytime and practice football in the evenings
Finally, in September 2009, he made his debut against Huesca and scored his first goal in the same match
In the year 2010, he received many contracts from big clubs such as Manchester United and Arsenal but decided to stay with Real Sociedad
In 2014 Griezmann was transferred to Atletico Madrid, for €30 million for a 6-year contract Griezmann made his first World Cup appearance in 2014 for France, but unfortunately, he could not open his account
However, in Fifa World Cup 2018 he tasted the sweet redemption as he would lift the trophy and was the third best player of the tournament