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Antoine Griezmann is known as a French professional footballer who plays forward for Atlético Madrid and the French national team. He is most famous for helping Real Sociedad win the Segunda División in his rookie year.



Antoine Griezmann was born on March 21, 1991 in Macon, France. His father, Alain Griezmann worked as a town counselor and his mom Isabelle Griezman worked as a cleaner at local hospital.

He started playing soccer in a youth group. As a young boy, Antoine attempted to join a few European club, however was rejected.


Playing for Montpellier in the match against Paris Saint-Germain he drew consideration of some European clubs and Real Sociedad was among those groups. After an impressive showing, he was offered an agreement with the club.

He went through four years in Real Sociedad's youth squad and when he scored four goals in five games in the 2009/10 preseason campaign, Antoine advanced to the pro group.

In September 2009, he made his introduction in Copa del Rey against Rayo Vallecano, when he played as a substitute. Before long he made his La Liga debut and in September he scored his first pro goal against SD Huesca in a 2– 0 success. Scoring a few goals toward the start of the battle he started to appear normally and Real Sociedad won advancement to La Liga following a three-year stint of no appearances.

Antoine Griezmann pulled in consideration of numerous European clubs, among them were French clubs Lyon, Saint-Étienne, and Auxerre, Premier League clubs Manchester United and Arsenal, however in April 2010 he signed a five-year contract with Real Sociedad. In 2014 Griezmann was dealt to La Liga champions, Atletico Madrid.

Antoine Griezmann represented France at youth levels and in 2014 he appeared for the senior national group.

Personal Life


Griezmann is a happily married individual. He married his loving sweetheart named Erika Choperena on June 19, 2017. The two of them are the parents of their daughter named Mia. He frequently posts images of vacations with his better half and girl, through Instagram. He has shared some of their popular destination visits like Miami and Jamaica.

Apart from his footballing career, he also adds a decent income to his total assets through his endorsements. Some of them are Gillette, EA Sports, Head and Shoulders and HYT Watches. These top brands have given him a chance to provide his family with a very comfortable lifestyle.

Date modified: Aug 9, 2020
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