Griezmann breaks his silence and reveals the cause of his strained relationship with Messi
Barcelona star, Frenchman Antoine Griezmann broke his silence regarding the controversy that arose over his relationship with the captain of the Catalan team, Argentine Lionel Messi, and identified the main reason that caused the continuous problems between him and Messi since the first day of his move to Barcelona with 120 million euros in the summer of 2019.
The Spanish newspaper "Marca" reported that Griezmann returned with the problem to the summer of 2018, when Messi came out publicly and welcomed the arrival of Griezmann, but the latter changed his mind at the last minute and decided to stay with Atletico Madrid, which according to his opinion made Messi angry with Griezmann, which caused The tense relationship between them.
During his participation in a radio program with the former Real Madrid star and manager, Argentine Valdano, Griezmann confirmed: On my first day at Camp Nou, I asked to meet Messi and talk to him, and he told me that he was very angry because he felt very embarrassed after he had to welcome him publicly, then he refused to move To Barcelona after that, but he told me that he is with me and will support me. "
He said that he did not get the opportunity to show his potential on the field, especially since he played under three coaches so far in a very short time.
Regarding his former agent, Eric Olhatz, who sparked the relationship controversy between him and Messi again, when he accused the Argentine of being the cause of Griezmann's misery, the latter said that he severed his relationship with Eric a long time ago, and did not agree with him with his views.
He stressed that he had cleared things up to Lionel Messi, and that the latter understood the matter.
But he stressed that he hopes his relationship with Messi will improve for the better in the coming period.
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