Sunday, August 14, 2016

#LusoFrances #Portuguese #Frenchman Antoine Griezmann difficulties of playing #Portugal grandfather played for #PacosFerreira



Griezmann was born in the commune of Mâcon in the département of Saône-et-Loire. His father Alain, a town councillor,[3] is of Alsatian descent, hence the Germanic surname.[4] His mother Isabelle, a former hospital cleaner, is of Portuguese descent, and her father Amaro Lopes was a Portuguese footballer for F.C. Paços de Ferreira.[3]Amaro Lopes came to France with his wife Carolina to work in construction in 1957, where Isabelle was born, and he died in 1992 when his grandson was an infant.[3] As a child, Griezmann often spent his holidays in Paços de Ferreira

Personal information
Full nameAntoine Griezmann
Date of birth21 March 1991 (age 25)
Place of birthMâcon, France
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Playing positionForward
Club information
Current team
Atlético Madrid
Number7
Youth career
1997–1999Mâcon
1999–2005Mâconnais
2005–2009Real Sociedad
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2009–2014Real Sociedad179(46)
2014–Atlético Madrid75(44)
National team
2010France U197(3)
2011France U208(1)
2010–2012France U2110(3)
2014–France34(13)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 May 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 July 2016