BARCELONA, Spain - The Spanish soccer federation has given Barcelona what amounts to a token fine of 300 euros ($329) for negotiating with Antoine Griezmann while he was still under contract with Atl├ętico Madrid.Barcelona paid the France forward's buyout ...
Sep 27, 2019
MADRID - Antoine Griezmann copied Lionel Messi to score a goal and then imitated NBA star LeBron James to celebrate it.Griezmann thrived on his Camp Nou debut with Barcelona on Sunday, scoring twice to lead the Catalan club to its first Spanish ...
Aug 26, 2019
MADRID - Antoine Griezmann is leaving Atletico Madrid and could be close to joining Barcelona next season.The France forward told Atletico on Tuesday he has decided not to stay for a sixth season with the club.He said in a video released ...
May 15, 2019
LYON, France - Striker Antoine Griezmann punished sloppy Marseille with two expertly-taken goals as Atletico Madrid won the Europa League for the third time with a resounding 3-0 victory in Wednesday's final.Marseille was going for a second European ...
May 17, 2018
LONDON - Antoine Griezmann scored late for 10-man Atletico Madrid to draw at Arsenal 1-1 in the first leg of their Europa League semifinal on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).Griezmann's 82nd-minute equalizer following some clumsy defending from Laurent ...
Apr 27, 2018
MADRID - Cristiano Ronaldo scored for the 650th time in his career on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) but Antoine Griezmann responded with a goal of his own to leave Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid even in a city derby that allowed Barcelona to ...
Apr 9, 2018
MADRID - Antoine Griezmann is keeping alive Atletico Madrid's hopes of a Spanish league title challenge.The France forward scored an impressive goal and helped set up two others as Atletico comfortably defeated Celta Vigo 3-0 on Sunday to keep ...
Mar 12, 2018
SAINT-DENIS, France - France regained control of its World Cup destiny with a comfortable 4-0 win against the Netherlands in Group A on Thursday, damaging Dutch hopes of qualification and moving Les Bleus three points clear of Sweden after it lost ...
Sep 1, 2017
MADRID - Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann has been suspended for two matches after he used disrespectful language when complaining to a referee about being sent off in the Spanish league.The Spanish football federation's competition committee issued the ban on ...
Aug 24, 2017
PARIS - Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann has admitted he could join Manchester United in the offseason.Speaking to TV channel TMC, the France international said on Monday a move to United is "possible."Asked about the chances that he would leave Madrid ...
May 23, 2017
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BARCELONA, Spain - Antoine Griezmann kept Atletico Madrid focused on a strong finish to the Spanish league on Saturday despite its looming Champions League semifinal with Real Madrid.Griezmann struck late in the second half at Espanyol to earn a 1-0 victory ...
Apr 23, 2017
MADRID - Antoine Griezmann converted a first-half penalty kick to give Atletico Madrid a 1-0 win over Leicester in their first leg of the Champions League quarterfinals on Wednesday, keeping the Spanish club on track to make it to the final ...
Apr 13, 2017
MADRID - With veteran striker Fernando Torres watching his team play just three days after collapsing on the field, Atletico Madrid comfortably defeated Valencia, 3-0, to regain fourth place in the Spanish league on Sunday.Antoine Griezmann scored a goal in each ...
Mar 6, 2017
MADRID - Atletico Madrid couldn't manage more than 1-1 against struggling Deportivo La Coruna in a Spanish league match marked by an injury scare involving striker Fernando Torres on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).Torres collapsed unconscious after being hit in ...
Mar 3, 2017
LEVERKUSEN, Germany - French forwards Antoine Griezmann and Kevin Gameiro tore Bayer Leverkusen's defense apart to put the Champions League quarterfinals within reach for Atletico Madrid with a 4-2 away victory on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time).Gameiro created one goal ...
Feb 22, 2017
GOALS by Antoine Griezmann, Angel Correa, and Kevin Gameiro at Vicente Calderon Stadium moved Atletico Madrid into prime position for the return match in Basque Country next week with a 3-0 win over Eibar on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) in the ...
Jan 20, 2017
BARCELONA, Spain - Karim Benzema and Antoine Griezmann are fit to play Saturday's Spanish capital derby between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid.While Benzema is Madrid's top choice to accompany Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale in attack, Griezmann' ...
Nov 19, 2016
MADRID - The last Spanish league derby against Atletico Madrid marked a turning point for Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid.The disappointing home defeat in February was the last time Madrid lost a game in the league. It rebounded from that 1- ...
Nov 18, 2016
MADRID - Atletico Madrid reached the knockout stage of the Champions League after Antoine Griezmann pounced in stoppage time to score his second goal of the night and seal a dramatic 2-1 victory over Russian side Rostov on Tuesday.Griezmann grabbed the ...
Nov 2, 2016
VALENCIA, Spain - Antoine Griezmann has won the best player award in the Spanish league for last season.The Atletico Madrid forward was announced as the winner in a ceremony organized by La Liga in Valencia on Monday. The Frenchman was not at ...
Oct 25, 2016
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