Antoine Griezmann Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Affairs & More
Bio Real NameAntoine Griezmann NicknameBaby-faced assassin ProfessionFootballer Physical Stats & More Heightin centimeters- 175 cm in meters- 1.75 m in Feet Inches- 5’ 9” Weightin Kilograms- 64 kg in Pounds- 141 lbs Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 38 Inches - Waist: 31 Inches - Biceps: 12 Inches Eye ColourBlue Hair ColourLight Brown Football Professional Debut2014 World Cup Current TeamFrance National Team Atlético Madrid Jersey Number7 Position Forward Coach/MentorDiego Simeone Didier Deschamps Achievements (main ones)UEFA Euro adidas Golden Boot Career Turning PointUEFA Euro 2016 tournament, where he was the top scorer. Personal Life Date of Birth21 March 1991 Age (as in 2016)25 Years Birth PlaceMâcon, France Zodiac sign/Sun signAries NationalityFrench HometownMâcon, France SchoolNot Known CollegeN/A Educational QualificationsNot Known FamilyFather- Alian Griezmann(A town concillor) Mother- Isabelle Griezmann (a former hospital cleaner) Brother- Theo (Footballer for Sporting Mâcon ) Sister- Maude Griezmann (Student)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Antoine Griezmann
Does Antoine Griezmann smoke?: Not Known
Does Antoine Griezmann drink alcohol?: Yes
Antoine’s maternal grandfather, Amaro Lopes was a Portuguese footballer too and he played for F.C. Paços de Ferreira. He moved to France in 1957 and died when Antoine was still an infant.
He scored 52 goals grossing over five seasons, playing 201 matches.
He tried for a lot of clubs while he was playing for his hometown club UF Mâcon. He was rejected all the time because of his thin frame and lightweight.
It was the match against the youth academy of Paris Saint-Germain in 2005 that brought him under mellow limelight; few clubs noticed him there and he was offered a place in San Sebastián for a week which was extended to another week that ended up in a youth contract.
He was praised by the Chief Technical Officer – “Ioan Lupescu”. In his praise, Ioan said that “He is a strong team player and has a stable control over the field and the ball. He is versatile and can tackle the front, middle and defensive positions very well.”
He was selected by public vote to be on the cover of the EA Sports’ game FIFA 16 along Lionel Messi. Antoine was also featured in a Beats by Dr. Dre ad along with Harry Kane, Mario Götze and Cesc Fàbregas.
Maude his sister is Paris attack survivor that took place at the Bataclan Theatre in November 2015, when Antoine was playing against Germany at the Stade de France.
He has a tattoo that says ‘make your life a dream, and make your dream a reality’.
His brother Theo told SoFoot.com, “In the blank pages at the end of his books, I found drawings of him, where he pretended as if he was being interviewed for television channel ‘Canal +’, with questions, answers and everything.”
It was the scout Eric Olhats who spotted him playing and helped him come into notice.
He spotted wearing a Spongebob underwear and has been seen wearing a colorful underpants a lot of times. It is rumored that those undergarments are his lucky charm.
Antoine is considered as one of the top three Euro players and his contract with the champion team Atletico has been renewed till 2021, despite him missing a penalty twice.