Barcelona sign Antoine Griezmann €120m

Barcelona has paid the 120 million euro buyout clause to release Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid.

The player will sign a contract with his new club for the next five seasons, through to 30 June 2024, with a buyout clause of 800 million euros.

Barcelona will shortly be publishing the full schedule for the presentation of Griezmann as a new member of the Barca first team.

Antoine Griezmann a French professional footballer. He plays forward for Atlético Madrid and His French national team. He was Born and raised in Mâcon, Griezmann began his senior career as a member of Spanish side Real Sociedad in 2009, he won the Segunda División title in his first season.

Born: 21 March 1991 (age 28 years), Mâcon, France
Height: 1.75 m
Nationality: French
Spouse: Erika Choperena (m. 2017)
Current teams: Atlético Madrid (7 / Forward), France national football team (7 / Forward)
Did you know: Antoine Griezmann has the eighth-most goals scored for the France national football team (28).

Personal life

Griezmann in a relationship with Erika Choperena. A Spanish native of the Basque Country. he got married on June 15 2017. His first child, a daughter named Mia, on April 8 2016. Second child Amaro, named after Antoine’s grandfather Amaro Lopes, was born on 8 April 2019 (thus the siblings share their birthday). Griezmann is Roman Catholic.