Antoine Griezmann is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for La Liga club Atlético Madrid, on loan from Barcelona and the France national team.
A versatile player, Griezmann is known for his attacking, passing, and supportive defence, and has played as an attacking midfielder, winger, and striker in his career.
Griezmann began his senior club career with Real Sociedad, winning the Segunda División in his first season.
In 2014, he joined Atlético Madrid for a then-club record €30 million and won the UEFA Europa League, the UEFA Super Cup, the Supercopa de España, and La Liga Best Player.
Antoine Griezmann Parents: Meet Isabelle Griezmann, Alain Griezmann
Who are Antoine Griezmann’s mother and father? Where are Antoine Griezmann’s parents now?
Antoine Griezmann was born in the commune of Mâcon in the département of Saône-et-Loire, the son of Isabelle Griezmann(mother) and Alain Griezmann(father).
His father Alain, a town councillor, is of a family who originated from Münster, Germany His surname was originally spelled as “Griesmann”, before changing to “Griezmann” for social purposes.
His mother Isabelle, a former hospital staff member supervising the cleaning team, is of Portuguese descent, and her father Amaro Lopes was a Portuguese footballer for Paços de Ferreira.
Amaro Lopes came to France with his wife Carolina to work in construction in 1957, where Isabelle was born and died in 1992 when his grandson was an infant.