Griezmann Reviewed several subjects in an interview for Kicker

HAPPY IN THE ATHLETIC

Griezmann Explains why remained in the Athletic and gives his favourite for the Champions

Published:6/11/2018 - 17:20h

Updated:6/11/2018 - 19:59h

Antoine Griezmann was one of the names of the past summer for refusing the offer of the FC Barcelona to remain in the Athletic of Madrid. In a recent interview, explained why did it and gave the name of his favourite for the Champions League

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Antoine Griezmann is one of the big names of the last months. The leading Frenchman refused the summer happened the possibility of fichar by the FC Barcelona to remain in the Athletic of Madrid. The footballer preferred to be head of mouse to tail of lion and valued more the fact to turn into a legend in the club rojiblanco that to be one more in the Camp Nou.

In an interview for the German media Kicker, Griezmann desveló what carried him to take said decision, of which feels proud: "I seat Me very comfortable here, with the Athletic. Have a beautiful project with which identify me to 100%, want to help to the club to grow, the Athletic helps me to grow and want to make history. It attracts me the idea to turn into me a legend, in a historical player of this club. It is important for me. It involves me a lot of work, but am had to do it, so much inside as out of the field".

The forward of the Athletic of Madrid also wetted to the hour to say a favourite for the Champions League: "For me, the Manchester City is the first favourite because has to Pep Guardiola like technician. Afterwards, they come the Juventus of Turín and the Barcelona, because there they play Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi. And, behind, I see us to us".

Inside the quinielas of Antoine Griezmann did not go in a Real Madrid that finds rowing to go out of his crisis of results. The group trained by Santiago Solari -Julen Lopetegui was ceased after the goleada fit in the Camp Nou- carries three consecutive years winning the Champions League, but will have to improve a lot to aspire to be in the final that will contest in Wanda Metropolitan, stadium of the Athletic.

'Rajada' Of Griezmann by the The Best

On the other hand, Griezmann is one of the big favourites to win the Balloon of Gold for being champion of the world with the French selection and of winner of the Europe League and the Supercopa of Europe with the Athletic of Madrid. Also it was it for the The Best, by what showed contrariado by the fact that Luka Modric won it, since it considers that it deserved it some French player.

The leading Frenchman recognised that the The Best had been an important prize for him: "In reality, I did not understand it (that it won Modric). But we do not decide it, does it other people in the FIFA, is more complex. But it seemed me a penalty. For me, a title like this had been an important distinction. It had been a compensation by the difficult moments that happened so far of my family when had 13, 14 or 15 years. It would not be a title only for me, but also for my parents and my brothers, a reward by all the efforts, by the separation".

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