He was initially booked for diving in the penalty box, then his reaction of using foul language toward the referee earned him a straight red card.
Due to playing in Spain, Griezmann went unnoticed by several France youth international coaches. On 2 March, Griezmann made his youth international debut appearing in the team's 0—0 draw with Ukraine.
On 28 September , he was called up to the team to participate in friendly matches against Portugal and the reserve team of Italian club Juventus.
Griezmann, however, did not appear in either match due to being sent home early after suffering a thigh injury during a training session.
He made his debut in the competition on 30 July in the team's 4—1 defeat to the hosts Colombia. In November , Griezmann was suspended, along with four other youth players, from France's national teams until 31 December for disciplinary reasons regarding a late night out before training.
On 27 February , Griezmann received a call-up to France 's senior squad by coach Didier Deschamps to play in a friendly against the Netherlands at the Stade de France.
He added two more as a late substitute for Olivier Giroud in France's final warm-up match, against Jamaica on 8 June, the final two in an 8—0 win.
On 3 July, Griezmann assisted Pogba and Dimitri Payet before scoring himself in a 5—2 quarter-final win over Iceland ; it was his first goal at the Stade de France.
On 15 July, Griezmann was involved in several goals in the final against Croatia , which France won 4—2. On Matchday 3 of the Nation's league, Griezmann scored a second half brace as the world champions came from behind to beat Germany in Paris.
UEFA chief technical officer Ioan Lupescu , who led the panel of technical observers that named Griezmann as the best player of Euro , said that he "works hard for his team and possesses technique, vision and quality finishing" and branded him "a threat in every game he played".
In addition to his ability to score and create goals, he has also been praised for his work-rate, attacking movement, positional sense, and ability to interpret the game, which, combined with his pace, mobility and energy, enables him to make effective attacking runs to beat the defensive line.
They got married on 15 June Griezmann's sister Maud was a survivor of the siege of the Bataclan theatre in the November Paris attacks , which took place as he was playing against Germany at the Stade de France , which was also site of an explosion in the same attacks.
On 17 December , Griezmann caused controversy by sharing a photo of himself dressed as a Harlem Globetrotter on his social media accounts; the outfit included darkened skin and an afro wig.
After severe criticism, Griezmann swiftly deleted the posts and apologized. Griezmann has a sponsorship deal with German sportswear company Puma , and has appeared in commercials for the company.
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Retrieved 2 February Retrieved 2 June Retrieved 31 July Retrieved 28 July You have to applaud that, and it came from within. Football is a game to me and I'm having fun.
Sometimes people can take things badly, but with me these things are always well intended. At Real Sociedad, I was only interested in attacking.
Now I play less with the ball, and I have to see what the team needs. Appearing between spaces is important, and being able to keep pace with the game is what's required.
I do it very well with Atletico and even better with the national team. It was what I had in mind when I was a child. I've achieved it but I want more.
I hope I can earn more because I'm very ambitious. If I don't have fun - as happened last year from September to November - I'm not happy.
It was seen in my football and it was also seen within the team, who noticed it. Improve as a footballer and Be a good father, but also be a good husband and a good brother.
There are great teams in the tournament and we will try to do our best. It must be a goal for us. Griezmann said that he uses basketball to escape the pressures from playing at one of the biggest clubs in the world.
Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann reflects on how he handled his decision to stay at Atleti and reveals his personal aspirations for club and country.
Griezmann's love for basketball is well-documented. Griezmann also announced his contract extension with Atletico Madrid through a video that was akin to LeBron James' "The Decision" from Griezmann has attended several NBA games during the football offseason and says he keeps in touch with players such Isaiah Thomas and Russell Westbrook through social media.
I would love to visit them all," Griezmann added. To help make this website better, to improve and personalize your experience and for advertising purposes, are you happy to accept cookies and other technologies?
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