Atlético de Madrid begins the preseason in Los Angeles de San Rafael with the return of the leader in the rojiblanco attack: Antoine Griezmann. Last year’s top scorer for the mattress entity is the benchmark in Simeone’s attack, so a lot is expected of him for this season. And he has advanced his return a few hours. The Frenchman was summoned tomorrow in Segovian lands, but today he has joined the expedition that moves from Majadahonda. It is already common to see the mattress crack anticipate his return from vacation. They are scheduled for tomorrow Savic, Nahuel Molina, De Paul, Carrasco, Morata and João Félix.
The data does not lie, the Little Prince ended up last year being the top scorer of the team with 15 goals and finished fourth in the general table of the League. On the other hand, it was maximum assistant of the entire competition with 16, taking 7 from the second who was the Real Sociedad player Mikel Merino. In the general ranking adding goals and assists, the French striker finished first with a contribution of 31 goalsahead of the Polish attacker Lewandowski (30).
Furthermore, Griezmann could become this year the top scorer in the history of Atlético de Madrid, thus overtaking Luis Aragonés. with that striker score 16 points next year In all competitions, he will be able to surpass the Spanish legend and establish himself as one of the best players to have passed through the mattress entity. What’s more, he has finished twice as the Bronze Ball wearing the red and white shirt.
back with 7
Antoine recovers the number 7 on his back this season. After wearing it for 5 years (2014-2019), he lost it when he went to FC Barcelona and on his return he inherited the number 8 that Saúl left vacant on his loan to Chelsea. With this movement, the club wants to give the player the importance he has and show that he is the great star of the squad. Good memories have the colchoneros with Griezmann with the 7, since with that number on his back, the attacker he reached his best game. During that time, Atleti reached the Champions League final with the Frenchman as the team’s top reference. And he was the squad’s top scorer in all five seasons wearing his favorite number, the one he also wears with France. That is why the rojiblanco club expect a lot from this season.