Antoine Griezmann, during a party with the Athletic


Griezmann arrepintió To refuse to the Barça shortly after renewing with the Athletic

Published:12/07/2019 - 18:14h

Updated:12/07/2019 - 18:15h

Antoine Griezmann was the past season very near to arrive to the FC Barcelona, but finally decided to renew with the Athletic of Madrid. Shortly after, arrepintió to having taken said decision and this Friday has confirmed his arrival to the Camp Nou

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Antoine Griezmann already is new player of the FC Barcelona. The Barcelona club and the Athletic of Madrid have confirmed that the culés have paid the 120 million euros of the clause of the French to break his agreement with the 'colchoneros' of unilateral form. Finally, what seemed that it went to produce a year backwards, has done official this Friday.

And it is that in the previous weeks to the summer of 2018, Griezmann had a behaviour that seated quite bad to the barcelonismo. The leading Frenchman there was pactado with the Barcelona directive an agreement to sign by the club culé  -even reserved him the dorsal '7'- but finally finish throwing backwards to remain in the Athletic of Madrid.

Very probably, this indignation with the athletic star came given more by the 'how' that by the 'what'. Griezmann Kept the uncertainty on his future during weeks, even months, to finish desvelando his intentions in a documentary produced by the company of Gerard Hammered. They poured multiple speculations about his content, was the day in day out of the own player while it doubted of if go to the Barça or renew by the Athletic.

At the end, Griezmann remained in Wanda Metropolitan no only to be one of the better players paid of the planet, but to be the central piece of a sportive project with the final aim to win the Champions League in the own coliseo rojiblanco, that in this moment already had been appointed like headquarters of the final.

But all went out him the other way around: the team remained deleted of the League of Champions in eighth of final, fell of early form in the Glass of Rey and remained without League mathematically being missing still three days for the end of the championship. Nevertheless, Griezmann knew that it had made a mistake of decision a lot before and, in concrete, few months after renewing.

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According to the informations published by Sportive World, Antoine Griezmann arrepintió to having refused to the FC Barcelona in November of 2018, five months after having renewed by the Athletic. At the end, it opted for buying again the note of the train that had left to escape and the next season will defend the Barcelona T-shirt.

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