Griezmann led Atletico to Europa League Champion

Posted on May 19, 2018, 2:20 pm
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Antoine Griezmann is a French International player who is currently 27 years old. Considering the national side, he is an inseparable part in French national football team and he is playing as forward. He started his professional career in Spanish side Real Sociedad but later, he joined at the Atletico Madrid in 2014 and still playing for them. In the ongoing season, Antoine Griezmann led Atletico to Europa League Champion.

Before making his approach to the FIFA World Cup 2018 with the national side, he did present a big trophy to his club Atletico Madrid. This French forward scored pair of goals and so, the Spanish side beat French side Marseille and took the title of UEFA Europa League.

Griezmann led Atletico to Europa League Champion

In last Wednesday night at the venue in France, the final match of UEFA Europa League was executed. In the match, the team of Diego Simeone faced the French side Marseille. In the match, the Spanish Atletico won by 3 – 0 goals. Considering the last nine years, Atletico Madrid got the Europa League title third times including this one.

UEFA Europa League is the 2nd biggest European football competition now which is so prestigious indeed. In 2009/10 and 2011/12 the earlier two titles were won by the Spanish club Atletico Madrid.

Marseille could go ahead in 4th minutes of the game. But the ball of Payet was received by French forward Valere and he did not able to take the proper shot and missed his mark. Just four minutes later, a half-volley of Rami missed only for a little and so, the Spanish team was saved once more.

Due to the fault of the opponent team, in 21st minutes Atletico Madrid got their most demanded goal. Into the own box, the pass of goalkeeper was failed to control by Zambo Anguissa and so, Gabi took the ball and passed it to the Griezmann. He led his team ahead by scoring the first goal.

In 31st minutes, French Marseille get shocked when due to injury Payet left the ground. In the 4th minutes of the 2nd half, Griezmann increased the difference. He scored his second goal with the help of Koke. In the ongoing season, considering all competition, it was his 29th goal so far.

In 82nd minutes, French side missed another chance to reduced the goal difference and returned to the game. However, in 89th minutes of the game through the pass of Koke, with a Conakry shot the Atletico skipper Gabi scored the 3rd goal and secured the game.

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