Antoine Griezmann

World Cup Watch: Contractual tug-of-war may help Griezmann

Griezmann would be in good position to be the third starter in a France attack that is expected to be spearheaded by Kylian Mbappé and Karim Benzema.

published on : 13th September 2022

Atletico Madrid will take Antoine Griezmann grievance to FIFA

Atletico complained that Barcelona and Griezmann negotiated the deal before the buy-out price dropped from 200 million euros at the start of July.

published on : 13th July 2019

La Liga: Antoine Griezmann on target as Atletico Madrid cruise to victory over Huesca

One victory from their opening four league games left Atletico seven points adrift of Barcelona a fortnight ago but three on the spin have now steered Diego Simeone's side back on track. 

published on : 26th September 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Here is Express' Fantasy XI

After the month-long drama in Russia, Express picks its team of the tournament. It’s a 4-2-3-1, the most preferred formation this time...

published on : 17th July 2018

Vive la France! And a lot of other nations too, as migrant sons lift FIFA World Cup 2018 

Immigrants, sons of immigrants and grandsons of immigrants bonded together with scions of families that have been French for generations, all for the rouge, blanc et bleu.

published on : 16th July 2018

'I don't know where I am', says French goalscoring hero Antoine Griezmann

The 27-year-old ended the tournament with four goals as France won the title for the first time on foreign soil after their victory as hosts in 1998.

published on : 16th July 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: France striker Antoine Griezmann did not celebrate goal out of 'respect' for Uruguay

Griezmann plays his club football with Gimenez and Godin at Atletico Madrid and even turned up at the airport wearing an Uruguay shirt.

published on : 6th July 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez admits France deserved victory

France went through after goals from Raphael Varane and Antoine Griezmann, after a mistake by goalkeeper Fernando Muslera, secured victory.

published on : 6th July 2018

FIFA World Cup semi-finalists France can still improve, says Didier Deschamps

France will face either five-time champions Brazil or Belgium in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday for a place in the final.

published on : 6th July 2018

France beat Uruguay 2-0 to reach FIFA World Cup semis

France became the first team to reach the World Cup semi-finals on Friday after an assured 2-0 win against Uruguay.

published on : 6th July 2018

Argentina, France hope to reach potential in FIFA World Cup clash

Both Argentina and France are filled with big-name players, both like to play an entertaining style and both have failed to impress so far.

published on : 28th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: France 'achieved goal' after dire Denmark draw, insists Didier Deschamps

Deschamps made six changes to the starting XI that beat Peru 1-0 and his side happily played out a mutually beneficial stalemate with Denmark.

published on : 26th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Point to win, not to prove for Didier Deschamps' France

Under Deschamps, France focussed on utility football and getting the job done instead of grabbing eyeballs.

published on : 26th June 2018

France bank on slow-starter Antoine Griezmann to come good against Denmark at FIFA World Cup 2018

Griezmann himself admitted there is room for improvement as France target a deep run at the World Cup.

published on : 25th June 2018

Christian Eriksen the dangerman as Australia bid to shape FIFA World Cup destiny

A gut-wrenching 2-1 defeat to France in their Group C opener has left the Socceroos targeting a win on Thursday as they seek to qualify from the group stages.

published on : 20th June 2018

France vow to up the ante as FIFA World Cup rivals flounder

With their title rivals failing to fire, France have vowed to ramp up the intensity and put their stamp on the World Cup with victory over Peru.

published on : 20th June 2018

Antoine Griezmann leaves France training after taking hit to Achilles tendon

The Atletico Madrid forward Griezmann did a specific workout alongside Barcelona's Umtiti and Monaco's Lemar.

published on : 19th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Antoine Griezmann must do more, says France coach Didier Deschamps

The 27-year-old Griezmann has scored 21 international goals, including five during France's run to the Euro 2016 final.

published on : 17th June 2018

Tech that: Video Assistant Referee sparks new questions on debut

The Video Assistant Referee system had been subject to much debate before the tournament, but the world got its first taste of the system on Saturday, not once but twice.

published on : 17th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Baby Bleus 'must do better' says France coach Didier Deschamps

Didier Deschamps has told France they must do better after escaping a humiliating draw with Australia in a 2-1 World Cup opener.

published on : 16th June 2018
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