Antoine Griezmann enters the Grévin museum in Paris
Antoine Griezmann © Edmond Sadaka / RFI
Text by: Farid Achache Follow
Antoine Griezmann, present Monday March 6 in Paris, discovered his wax statue in the company of his family and admirers.
I don't know what to say, I'm shocked
," reacted the 2018 world champion all smiles when the curtain opened.
And to add: "
It's weird to see your double
It is very well done
,” also commented the former Barça player in front of the sculptor present on site.
Antoine Griezmann with his family.
© Edmond Sadaka / RFI
The Atlético Madrid player, who was to be present at the Grévin museum just before the Covid-19 pandemic, joins other football stars, such as Kylian Mbappé or Zinedine Zidane.
Two days earlier, the French striker took part in the Atlético Madrid festival which won against Sevilla on the 24th day of La Liga (6-1).
By scoring the 3rd goal for the Colchoneros, the world champion reached the bar of 150 goals in the Atlético jersey, a tunic he wore between 2014 and 2019 and since 2021, on his return to the club.
I like the person, I have a high regard for the player that is Griezmann.
Antoine is having a wonderful season.
He had a hard time reconnecting with the Antoine we know and love, but with work, dedication and patience, he succeeded, ”
said Simeone at a press conference after the match.
Since I've been back, it's been my best game.
I am very well, very happy.
I owe everything to this coach, to this club, to these teammates and when I'm happy off the pitch, it shows too.
I take a lot of fun and I try to share it with my teammates
, ”said Griezmann on the microphone of Movistar +.
Antoine Griezmann smiling next to his double.
© Edmond Sadaka / RFI
Author of a good 2022 World Cup in Qatar with the France team, the striker has continued his momentum with Atletico Madrid since the start of 2023. Today, the 800,000 annual visitors to the Grévin Museum can admire, in wax, the best passer in the history of the Blues.
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