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VIDEO: Griezmann’s first words upon returning to Atletico

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On his return to Atletico Madrid, some Barcelona fans won’t like what Griezmann has to say now that he is away from the Catalan club. 

As it turns out, it seems Antoine Griezmann couldn’t wait to make his triumphant return to Atletico Madrid after a failed experiment at FC Barcelona. Winning the fans back won’t be easy because they got extremely angry after choosing the Blaugranas ahead of them. But Griezmann had the dream to play alongside Leo Messi and he fulfilled it. Perhaps if Leo had stayed at the club, Griezmann would’ve considered staying as well. But things happened as they did and many Barcelona fans are truly disappointed with Griezmann.

Regardless if his lackluster performance is his fault or not. Now that he is back to Atletico Madrid with a new haircut, you can see he is happy with his return. On his first interview back as a Colchonero, Griezmann set his objectives clear and made a promise to all Atletico Madrid fans. He knows that winning their hearts will be difficult but he is willing to take the risk. However, this story will have a new development as soon as we see Griezmann playing back at Camp Nou Stadium. If he scores a goal, watching his and the crowd’s reaction will be interesting. 

What did Griezmann say on his day back? 

As per Atletico Madrid’s website, this is what Griezmann said on his return: “I’m very happy and with a big smile on my face. It’s been ten days since I’ve been able to sleep well while I’m waiting for this moment and I’m enjoying it with my family. I will give my all on every match for the giant effort the club made in order for me to return. On my end, making the decision was easy as I knew Atletico wanted me back. I wanted to return no matter what, and I knew this was the best place for me to be happy both on and off the pitch. It’s been a crazy day, the last day of the transfer window.

“But everything turned out okay and with a lot of excitement to be a Colchonero again. This is the most beautiful thing that’s happened to me in recent years. I will give everything I got as it’s always been my style to play both on and off the pitch. The fans should know that I will make them proud to have me as their player, wearing this number ‘8’. Hopefully, we can live magical nights and afternoons and enjoy ourselves. I believe I had a beautiful relationship with the fan and that’s something I would love to find again. I’m well aware this is my responsibility for what I will offer and do. More than words, actions speak much louder and I will prove myself. I believe the club is doing great things and I will try to help from the pitch or outside of it. We have an amazing dressing room and an incredible squad.”