Antoine Griezmann was at the Grévin Museum on Monday to participate in the inauguration evening of his wax statue.
Antoine Griezmann has joined Zinedine Zidane and Kylian Mbappé in the annals of French football. The Mâconnais has indeed joined his two illustrious compatriots in the aisles of the Grévin Museum, alongside Zizou and Kyk’s therefore, but also Lionel Messi and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, other footballers frozen in wax.
Three years after his first meeting with the teams of the Grévin Museum, Antoine Griezmann was able to admire the work on Monday, during the evening organized for the unveiling of his statue. And the Atletico Madrid player liked the result. “I am very shocked because it is very well done. Even the eyes, the look, the smile, the teeth… Everything is spot on”he launched in remarks relayed by RMC Sport, adding: “I am very moved, I am very happy and very proud. A little shocked looking at me but it is very well done, it’s a great job done by the team. I am very proud to be here and I hope to stay here as long as possible. »
I hope to continue like this
And if some of his friends from the France team have recently announced their international retirement, Antoine Griezmann also hopes to continue as long as possible with the Blues. “It means that I am on the right track, also that I am an example for young and old, and that I have left my mark on the French a little, continued the one who will turn 32 on March 21. I hope to continue like this, as I have always done by giving everything on and off the pitch to make people smile. I also want to thank my teammates because without them it’s more difficult but here I am, I’m very proud of my journey and I still hope to bring back more things. »
Hugo Lloris and Raphaël Varane retired, Antoine Griezmann could also be entitled to another honor during his next visit to the capital for the rally at Clairefontaine. The former Barcelonan, in competition with Kylian Mbappé, could indeed inherit the captain’s armband. “I don’t know, we have a coach who decides and we’ll see”he just replied with a laugh.