Antoine Griezmann

  • World Cup 2014: Hyped France attack fails to deliver July 5, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: Despite the hype about its attacking flair, France failed to deliver the goals in the World Cup quarter-finals. The 1998 champions lacked conviction going forward after missing two early opportunities and eventually lost to Germany 1-0 on Friday. Karim Benzema, who scored three goals in France's opening two matches,...
  • France held to 1-1 draw after Paraguay's late goal in warm-up June 2, 2014

    Nice, France: Real Sociedad winger Antoine Griezmann staked his claim for a World Cup starting spot with his first international goal for France, only for midfielder Victor Caceres to do likewise and earn Paraguay a 1-1 draw with an 89th-minute header Sunday in Les Bleus' penultimate warm-up game before heading...
  • Real Sociedad defeat Elche 4-0 in Spanish league January 28, 2014

    Madrid: Antoine Griezmann scored a hat-trick on Monday to help Real Sociedad beat Elche 4-0 in the Spanish league. The 22-year-old French midfielder put the hosts ahead in the fourth minute with a lob over goalkeeper Antonio Rodriguez that defender Damian Suarez then pushed into his own net while trying to...
  • Real Sociedad's Champions League hopes dented by Getafe May 7, 2013

    Madrid: Real Sociedad's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League for the first time in a decade suffered a setback when they surrendered the lead and lost 2-1 at fellow European hopefuls Getafe in La Liga on Monday. The Basque club's reverse at Getafe's Coliseum stadium in Madrid means they still...
  • Sociedad rout Valladolid 4-1 to move into 4th in Spanish League March 16, 2013

    Barcelona: Real Sociedad thrashed Valladolid 4-1 with a dizzying attacking display Saturday to provisionally move into fourth place in the Spanish league. Forward Antoine Griezmann led Sociedad with a double and Imanol Agirretxe and Xabi Prieto added two more goals as the Basque side put on one of the most commanding...
  • M'Vila banned from playing for France until 2014 November 9, 2012

    Paris: The French Football Federation sent players a stern warning over their future conduct on Thursday by banning midfielder Yann M'Vila from the national team until the end of June 2014 for going to a nightclub during the playoffs for the 2013 Under-21 European Championship. He will miss the 2014 World...