Antoine Griezmann

  • Atletico Madrid sign France winger Antoine Griezmann July 28, 2014

    Spanish champions Atletico Madrid have moved to bolster their attack by agreeing to sign France World Cup winger Antoine Griezmann from Real Sociedad. "Atletico de Madrid and Real Sociedad have reached an agreement for the transfer of Antoine Griezmann," Atletico said on their website (www.clubatleticodemadrid.com) on Monday. "The young French football player...
  • 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 quarterfinals. The 1998 champions lacked conviction going forward after missing two early opportunities and eventually lost to Germany 10 on Friday. Karim Benzema, who scored three goals in France's opening two matches,...
  • France held to 11 draw after Paraguay's late goal in warmup 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 11 draw with an 89thminute header Sunday in Les Bleus' penultimate warmup game before heading...
  • Real Sociedad defeat Elche 40 in Spanish league January 28, 2014

    Madrid: Antoine Griezmann scored a hattrick on Monday to help Real Sociedad beat Elche 40 in the Spanish league. The 22yearold 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 21 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 Under21 European Championship. He will miss the 2014 World...