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Griezmann: I would like to end my career in the United States

Sat 19 June 2021 | 14:17

Antoine Griezmann says he still wants to transfer to America when his contract with Barcelona expires in three years.

One of the striker's long-term goals has been to migrate to America, which he wants to accomplish in three years.

Last year, the France international stated that a career in

Major League Soccer

has long been one of his future goals. 

The 30-year-contract old's at Camp Nou has three years left on it, and he admits he may leave Europe to experience the American way of life and watch basketball. 

Last season, Griezmann was Barcelona's second-leading scorer in

La Liga

As the Camp Nou team ended third in the standings, the former Real Sociedad and Atletico Madrid striker scored 13 goals.

Quizzed if he will move to MLS at the age of 32 or 33, Griezmann told 

Le Figaro 

:

"I still have three years to go. I have to pay attention to my body, because at any time it can change.

"My contract with Barcelona runs until June 2024 and after that I think it will be the right time to go to the United States.

"I love this country, the culture, the NBA and the desire for adventure attracts me, but I also have a family that I would have to move out there.

"I would like to end my career there but still be good enough on the pitch and win MLS, instead of coming in with nothing to give and looking like nothing on the pitch. That wouldn't make sense."

Last season, Griezmann was Barca's second-leading scorer in La Liga. 

As the Catalans ended third in the standings, the former Real Sociedad and Atletico Madrid striker scored 13 goals.

He also scored two goals in the

Champions League

and three in the

Copa del Rey

, including one in the 4-0 win over Athletic Club in the final. he 

As for the France national team, he scored in each of their pre-

Euro 2020

friendly victories over Wales and Bulgaria, and he played the entire 90 minutes in their 1-0 victory over Germany in the championship opener. 

On Saturday, France will face Hungary before finishing the group round with a game versus Portugal.

 


source: SportMob