Griezmann has signed a five year deal with Barcelona on Sunday completing his move from rival Spanish club Atletico Madrid. After inking the deal, griezmann told club president Josep Bartomeu thanks for giving me another chance. one year after publicly rejecting the offer to join Barcelona, France forward Antoine griezmann put on his new blue and burgundy shirt.
He has openly flirted with joining Barcelona last year. he had weighed the pros and cons of staying at Atletico Madrid or making a jump to the Lionel Messi club but after another season finishing runner up to Barcelona, griezmann said it was now time to change his mind and make a leap to five-time European champion. griezman had a contract with Atletico Madrid until 2023 with the buyout clause of 200 million euros, but the clause automatically fell to 120 million euros on July 1