Barcelona Confirm Antoine Griezmann's signing on a five-year deal-Sports

Barcelona confirms Antoine Griezmann's signing on a five-year deal after triggering the € 120 m buyout clause in his Madrid Atletico agreement.


As the tweet below rightly states, this is the agreement we've all been waiting for.
The worst-kept secret in European football is now public, with Barcelona confirming Atletico Madrid's acquisition of Antoine Griezmann.
The champions of La Liga paid France International's € 120 m (£ 108 m) buyout clause, which signed a five-year contract at the Camp Nou, featuring a staggering € 800 m (£ 717 m) buyout clause.
The player will sign a contract with his new club for the next five seasons until June 30, 2024,With a € 800 million buyout clause.
We will soon be releasing the complete timetable for the presentation of Antoine Griezmann as a fresh member of the first squad of Barça.
Mini GRIEZMANN 1024x512 ENG Griezmann, a Barça forward line star Born on 21 March 1991 in Mâcon, France, Antoine Griezmann is one of the best players in the world.
After spells with Real Sociedad and Atlético Madrid, the player goes to Barça after consolidating himself as one of the top footballers in La Liga.
Scouted at an early age by the Basque club Real Sociedad, he headed to San Sebastián in 2005 at the age of just 14 after starting his career with the local side Charnay-lès-Mâcon.
He made his first team debut in Doností at the age of just 18 in 2009.
Griezmann was one of the key figures in a spell in the Second Division returning to the First Division of Real Society.
He played 202 matches for the txuri urdin in the Basque Country, scoring 52 objectives.
The outstanding performances of the Frenchman led to a move of € 30 million to Atlético in the summer of 2014.
Entering the world football elite in Madrid, Griezmann's progress has led him to be considered one of the best players in the world.
The striker was part of the 2016 Champions League runners-up squad, a year in which he also finished among the top three in the Ballon d'Or battle.
Griezmann was key to France's home soil victory in 2016 in the European Championships ending the tournament as top scorer with six goals and winning the man of the match award in the final against Croatia. While his normal position is on the left wing, the Frenchman can play anywhere in the front three.
Griezmann is a very portable player who can score and also set objectives.
He's also very fast on the counter attack and dangerous with his distance and set pieces shots.
With his arrival at FC Barcelona, the Frenchman takes another step forward in his career with the goal of consolidating his position as one of the best players in the world.



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