Atletico’s Griezmann ‘will do all the pieces’ to play at Olympics


Atlético Madrid ahead Antoine Griezmann has declared his want to characterize France on the Olympic Video games in Paris this summer season.

Previous to the Video games, which run from July 26 till August 11, Griezmann is predicted to star for France at Euro 2024.

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“I’ll do all the pieces to take part within the Paris Video games,” Griezmann instructed Le Monde. “Having the Video games in Paris is one thing distinctive.”

As per Olympic guidelines, the workforce squads are primarily based on under-23 gamers however can embrace three members above that age.

Griezmann, 32, doesn’t consider competing in back-to-back worldwide tournaments will take a toll on him bodily.

“I do know my physique,” Atlético’s all-time main scorer mentioned. “We have now top-level physios and there’s no purpose to fret.”

“I’ll communicate to the [Atlético] administration in due time, to see if they are going to let me go.” Griezmann later added.

A 2018 World Cup winner with France, Griezmann, additionally spoke about the opportunity of Les Bleus teammate Kylian Mbappé enjoying in LaLiga subsequent season.

Mbappé has instructed Paris Saint-Germain he won’t renew his contract, which expires this summer season, in response to ESPN sources.

The French ahead has been a long-term goal of Actual Madrid, and sources confirmed to ESPN on Monday that Los Blancos are in talks with Mbappé however a deal is but to be agreed.

“He [Mbappé] will get a great reception in Spain and I will likely be pleased to play within the Madrid derby in opposition to him,” Griezmann mentioned.


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