At a press conference on Monday, the day before the Germany-France friendly match, Antoine Griezmann indicated that he “perfectly understands those who may be required to leave” for Saudi Arabia. “We are talking about incredible sums. Even if we (already) earn a lot of money, some can secure (the lives of) their children and grandchildren.”
In reaction to these comments, the writer-philosopher Thibaud Leplat, editor-in-chief of the magazine After Foot, wondered on the social network need to work to maintain their lifestyle” did not constitute a “danger” rather than a form of shelter.
Antoine Griezmann's response was not long in coming. “Don’t worry about the education of my children,” writes the Atlético Madrid player and vice-captain of the Blues. Having money does not mean doing nothing. Look no further than my answer.” Asked about a potential future in the Gulf, the native of Mâcon, father of three children, expressed his preference for the United States and MLS, which several great players such as Lionel Messi, Jordi Alba and Sergio Busquets have joined. lately.