Antoine Griezmann announces that he will leave Atlético Madrid


The French striker, world champion, announced his departure Tuesday night in a video posted on the Twitter account of the Spanish club

The World with AFP Posted today at 22h42, updated at 22h48

Antoine Griezmann, April 24th.
Antoine Griezmann, April 24th. SUSANA VERA / REUTERS

This time it's the right one. Announced starting last year, before finally remaining, Atlético Madrid's French striker, Antoine Griezmann, announced on Twitter, Tuesday, May 14, his intention to leave the Spanish club at the end of the season.

"It has been incredible five years, thank you very much to everyone, you will always be in my cœur ", he says in this video broadcast on the Spanish club's Twitter account.

The world champion had already been close to leaving last season for another Spanish club, FC Barcelona. But two days before the start of the World Cup, the striker had let it be known that he was staying in Madrid in a mini-documentary broadcast on the Spanish channel Cero which featured the footballer's journey in choosing his club for the following season.

After five years at Real Sociedad, another Spanish club, Antoine Griezmann had signed at Atlético Madrid in 2014. Author of 133 goals in 256 games, he has notably played in a final of the Champions League in 2016, lost on penalties facing the hated neighbors of Real Madrid. Last season, he also won a Europa League against Olympique Marseille.

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