Griezmann on his 8 goals vs Real Madrid: 'I'm sure that this will be valued highly at Barca'
- Real Madrid is the team Antione has played the most games against.
- In those matches, the Frenchman managed to score 8 goals.
- Griezmann was himself surprised by the number of goals he scored against Los Blancos.
- The forward, however, has never scored at Camp Nou.
Following his €120m transfer to Barcelona, Antoine Griezmann sat down to a comprehensive interview with Madrid-based newspaper Marca. One of the many questions the reporter addressed was whether the 28-year-old knew about his impressive record against our arch-rivals Real Madrid:
Speaking of goals: the team that you've played against the most is Real Madrid and you've scored eight goals.
"It's not bad... I'm sure that this will be valued highly here. Eight? [I had] no idea [laughs].
But you still haven't scored at the Camp Nou...
"Yes, that's true, it's always been hard for me at the Camp Nou. Now we'll see if I achieve it with this shirt on."
Have you thought about the celebration yet?
"Yes [laughs], I have one prepared. We'll see if it all goes well, but first I have to score."
So you're not going to tell us?
Will it be a repeat of one of the classics, like the Fortnite dance?
"I don't know. I'm always asked [to do it] when people take photos with me. But no, we've moved on to something else."
In fact, the French international has a good goalscoring record for Atletico. In 257 games for Los Rojoblancos, he scored 133 games while for the national team he scored 29 goals in 70 games.
And although he didn't score in Camp Nou with Atletico Madrid, Antoine still scored against Barcelona on several occasions:
Who will you be sharing a room with or spending most time with during the tour of Japan?
"I don't know if there will be individual rooms, but I will spend lots of time playing PES or Football Manager with Dembele, although I prefer to play on my own in my room."