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A Barcelona star confirmed that he will play in MLS

The French forward of Barcelona has announced that he will play in MLS once his contract with the Spanish team ends. He is passionate about American culture.

Antoine Griezmann
Antoine Griezmann

Antoine Griezmann is very clear about what his future will be for when he has to leave FC Barcelona. Although the contract of the French striker ends only in the summer of 2024, the popular ‘Little Prince’, who is in search of the European Championship title, has already decided that he will cross the pond to end his career as a footballer.

As revealed in an interview with ‘Le Figaro’, he wants to play in the United States, a country which he is in love with, because of its culture. In addition, he is a lover of the NBA. “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, this culture, the NBA and the desire to discover guide me, but also to my family to move to”, said the Barça striker, Griezmann who has clear that until the time comes to leave for MLS, he will not move from FC Barcelona. The Frenchman still needs to get important titles such as a League of Spain or the Champions League. Thats why, he definitely don't want to think about transfers.

“I still have three years left. I have to be attentive to my career, because at any moment I can slip", said Griezmann, who at the same time made it clear that he wants to go to MLS in a good phsysical condition, and with the goal of winning it. "I would go (to the United States) to be good on the field and win the MLS, not arrive when I´m no longer, or have anything on my legs and show off for nothing on the field", said the former Atlético de Madrid and Real Sociedad striker. The 2020-21 season, his second as a Barcelona player, Antoine Griezmann added 18 goals and gave 12 assists in 44 games played, improving the numbers of his first campaign: 15 goals and 4 assists in 44 games played.

Alexis Almosnino

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