Griezmann, during a Barcelona match

CONFESSIONS OF THE '17' CULÉ

Griezmann reveals why he signed for Barça

Published:24/11/2019 - 21:15h

Updated:24/11/2019 - 22:26h

Antoine Griezmann arrived at FC Barcelona in summer from Atlético de Madrid and, in a recent interview, explained why he opted for the culé team

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Of the same way that the FC Barcelona to collective level, Antoine Griezmann has had lights and shadows in this start of competition. The French, beside Frenkie of Jong, went the signing 'galactic' of the Barcelona team the past summer, something that has weighed enough in the expectations that have generated around him and his influence in the team.

Especially because Griezmann arrived to the Camp Nou after being the big offensive referent of the Athletic of Madrid during several years. The same is conscious that it has to take advantage of the opportunity that has presented him to play in a team that will offer him the possibility to litigate by all the titles during the following seasons.

But Griezmann did not decide fichar by the FC Barcelona for opting to more titles and like this it desveló in a recent interview with Uefa.com. "I did not abandon the Athletic of Madrid to win the Champions League or to win more trophies. I came here to learn a new style of game, to adopt a new philosophy and treat to improve and learn things to personal level", explained.

The Barcelona forward left clear that in the Athletic also could struggle by the titles, by what his decision to accept the proposal of the Barça did not go by here. "My aim was to learn something new because there is not doubt that the Atleti can win the League and the Champions League anytime. His team is good and his trainer also", sentenced.

Griezmann Also remembered with affection his stage in the Real Sociedad, where began to shine in the Spanish football. "There they do not look your size or if you are fast. The only that matters is the lawn, the ball, your talent and if you can arrive far. I think that it was well for me begin there. I learnt a lot on the possession of the balloon and the offensive football", concluded.

Patience with Griezmann

Antoine Griezmann still does not finish to start in the Barça. It is true that the French forward has had parties very grey in the three months that does that they began the official competitions. Confined in the left extreme, has disappeared in multiple occasions and no has finish him to see comfortable in spite of that his style of game asociativo would have to lucir more than ever dressed of Barcelona. But the quality has it and, over time, the barcelonismo expects to see his best version.

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