Antoine Griezmann will continue to wear the '17'


Griezmann and his dorsal after the march of Coutinho

Published:18/08/2019 - 16:43h

Updated:18/08/2019 - 16:43h

Griezmann was assigned the number '17' since '7', which is his favorite, was from Coutinho. Despite the progress of the Brazilian, the Frenchman cannot change

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Antoine Griezmann converted the past month of July in the signing crashes of the FC Barcelona of face to this season. The Barcelona club paid by him the 120 million euros of his clause of rescission to add more power in the forward, with the security to do with a footballer that had triumphed in LaLiga and in the selection of France.

So much in his teams of the Spanish championship (Athletic of Madrid and Real Sociedad) as with his national team, Griezmann always triumphed with the dorsal '7' in the back, his favourite and the one who had wanted to lucir in the FC Barcelona. However, when it closed his incorporation, the '7' the lucía Philippe Coutinho, another of the stellar signings of the culés but, in this case, of January of 2018.

By respect, Antoine Griezmann did not remain the '7', property of one of the players of the staff, and chose lucir the '17', with which was presented. However, now the '7' will remain free in the team culé, since Philippe Coutinho will play yielded in the Bayern of Munich and will leave his dorsal without footballer assigned to him.

A lot of rumours woke up in relation to the possibility that Griezmann inherited the '7' of Coutinho to have the dorsal with which always wanted and with which triumphed. However, the rule does not allow that there is a change of dorsal in full season once the player in question already has jumped to the terrain of game with a concrete number in an official party.

The Real Federation of Football (RFEF) is very clear in this sense and specifies in the article 216, section three, that "the player will have to exhibit the same dorsal in all and each one of the official parties that play this season". pPor So much, Antoine Griezmann will follow with the dorsal '17' during the present season.

Griezmann Will have to expect to 2020

Antoine Griezmann will not be able to lucir the '7' until the next season. In this way, all the fans that decided to buy the T-shirt of the French forward with the dorsal number '17', will not have to fear by changes of last hour. This yes, in 2020, of well sure that the Frenchman will ask to have the number in the back with which always has felt comfortable.

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