Madrid, Sep 30 (EFE).- From half an hour to half an hour in seven of the eight official games this season, with the sole exception of starting against Real Madrid, Antoine Griezmann has been voted “best player of September ” by Atlético de Madrid fans, in which, according to what he remarked to the club’s media, he is “very happy”, with the aim of “helping the team as much as possible” and ” to enjoy football.
“It gives me a lot of happiness. Very happy to receive this fan award. It’s always great to have the support of people. I try to help my teammates as well as possible and bring joy to the supporters”, estimated the striker, between the contradiction of being selected as the best player of the month, which includes five matches (in La Liga against La Real Sociedad, Celta and Real Madrid and in the Champions League against Porto and Bayer Leverkusen) and be limited to less than 45 minutes per game from the start of the course due to the pulse between Atlético and Barcelona to lower the 40 million call option.
He only broke that half-hour barrier in the duel against Real Madrid on the final day of LaLiga Santander, pending an agreement between the two clubs that frees the France international from the conditioning factor that has reduced his minutes and dimension in the Atletico group, before a crucial streak for his team before the 2022 World Cup. “We will do everything to take as many points as possible, try to be strong, play with confidence and go from forward,” said the striker.
“The pre-season has been very good for me. I’m very happy to be here, to play for these teammates, to try to help the team as much as possible and to enjoy football,” explained Griezmann, who will return to the routine of the last half hour this Saturday against Sevilla, “a complicated game in a difficult stage.
“They need points, so do we. It will be a great game and very good to play. We will try to get the three points, be a courageous and difficult team to win”, he stressed before the visit to Sánchez Pizjuán, where his teammate Koke Resurrection will become the player with the most games in history. of Atlético de Madrid: “Legend of the club, great captain, great companion and for me a great friend. Very proud and very happy for him. That many other games come to set the bar very high.