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At the Atlético de Madrid in 2014, the French world champion Antoine Griezmann will leave the Colchoneros at the end of the season.
Barcelona coach Antoine Griezmann told his coach and his managers to leave the Atlético de Madrid at the end of the season, after five years at the club.
Author of 133 goals in 256 games since arriving from Real Sociedad in 2014, the French world champion (28 years, 69 appearances) has decided to leave for "See something else" and start "New challenges", without saying more about its destination.
Griezmann says he lived "Five incredible years" in Madrid, where he won his "First trophies" (Spanish Super Cup in 2014, Europa League and European Super Cup in 2018). "It is a difficult decision but it is what I need and I want to thank you for all the affection you have shown me, continues the aggressor in a video message addressed to supporters. You'll always be in my heart. "
The Mâconnais had already hesitated for a long time to leave the Colchoneros for Barça last summer, before finally extending its contract until 2023 with a comfortable pay rise and sporting guarantees. Its starting clause will increase July 1, 20% of the amount of the future transfer to Real Sociedad from 200 to 120 million euros. He is the third major player in Atlético to choose to leave the club after Lucas Hernandez (Bayern Munich) and Diego Godin (Inter?).