Antoinne Griezmann has extended his contract with Atletico Madrid till 2021. A statement on the clubs website reads;
Born in Mâcon, the 25 years old player has finished two excellent seasons in our team since he arrived in the season 2014-15 from Real Sociedad. In the first season as red and white player, he became the top scorer of the team with 25 goals in all the competitions, 22 of them are scored in the 37 matches of La Liga he played. In the second year, he outran his own record with 32 goals: 22 in the national league, 7 in the Champions League and 3 in the King’s Cup. Once again, he is the top scorer of our team.
Griezmann is very happy for the agreement: “I’m very satisfied, very happy to keep belonging to this family and this project. I want to improve every year, and the club, the coaches and my teammates can help me to reach this goal”.
Antoine is very straight about the goals for the next season: “Personally I’d like to score more goals, have more time and matches to play, assist more… My goal is always to be better than the last season. At the collective level we are looking for doing better than the last year as well”.
Griezmann considers that, for achieving these goals, is very important the ongoing task of maintaining the group’s structure: “It’s essential to continue keeping the important players, with the coach. We’re lucky to be in this club that wants to improve and reach the top and help us keep growing”.
And he doesn’t forget about the fans, who are so important to our team: “I can only thank them for all the support they’re always giving to the team, and ask them to keep supporting us like they’ve done until this moment. From my behalf, let them know that I’ll keep giving the best of me in the field as a way to thank them for all the affection they show me”.