The Frenchman Antoine Griezmann picked up Wednesday with Atlético Madrid in the Europa League after a 3-0 victory against Marseille. Griezmann was good for the first two goals of the Colchoneros, and consequently had a large share in the bekerwinst. He makes with that trophy put an end to a series of weaker performances in major finals.
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The 27-year-old Griezmann seemed to be cursed. Although the Frenchman is always nice statistics showed growth and was very important for his club and country, he had never excelled in the final of a major cup. He won the Spanish super cup with Atlético in 2014. That was about two matches played against Real Madrid. In the first leg in the Santiago Bernabéu (1-1) fell to Griezmann only after 57 minutes. In the second leg (1-0), he was in the 73 rd minute to replace.
The penalty kick
In the final of the Champions League in the season 2015-2016 in Milan was Atlético again eye-to-eye with city rivals Real Madrid. Sergio Ramos opened the score for Real, our fellow countryman Yannick Carrasco took care of the equalizer. Griezmann if in the course of the second half a penalty kick, but he kicked hard against the crossbar. Atlético lost the match eventually after penalty kicks (3-5). In that series, came Griezmann to score, but to no avail.
EK without the cherry on the cake
Griezmann was by coach Didier Deschamps called up for the French national team at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in their own country. The French were able to advance to the final at the Stade de France. Griezmann played an excellent tournament, was topschutter with six goals and was subsequently repealed by the UEFA elected as the best player of the CHAMPIONSHIP. In the final against Portugal, things went wrong. The striker played an pale party, and could not force for his country. The Portuguese won with 0-1 after renewals via a goal from Éder.
This season was Griezmann its performance so be awarded with a prize. In all competitions, the Frenchman with 29 goals in 48 matches. He has shared also 15 assists. That aroused all the interest of Spanish champion FC Barcelona.
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