The France international returned to Atletico’s bosom last summer. After two years at Camp Nouma amid disappointing performances seen by fans who saw his inability to perform. As before.
However, Antoine Griezmann insisted that his time on the fence. “Chao Boonthum” has learned a lot of experience and it is definitely not a failure.
“My time at Barca was not a disaster either. I always score almost 20 goals per season. It is my pride to play for Barcelona. And I am very happy to be there.” Griezmann told Telefoot.
“I have amazing team-mates in the dressing room. I learned a lot from the coaches (Ernesto Valverde, Quique Setien and Ronald Koeman) although sometimes I don’t play and sometimes it is difficult.
Griezmann returns to Atletico on a one-year loan with an option to buy for €40 million and has made 15 appearances, scoring five goals and providing one assist, as well as a record with Bar. Celona played 102 games in all competitions, scoring 35 goals and providing 17 assists.
Speaking about his time at Barcelona, the World Cup reflected on the criticism he faced despite having rather impressive numbers.
“My time at Barça was not a disaster, because I always scored almost 20 goals each season. I am very proud to have played for Barcelona.”
Many a time, the Frenchman had it difficult at Catalonia. He was benched by the coach on several occasions for not contributing enough on the field.
“I am very happy to have gone to Barça, I had incredible teammates. I learned a lot from coaches, although sometimes I didn’t play and sometimes it was complicated.”