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May 14, 2019
Antoine Griezmann is leaving Atletico Madrid. The France forward says he has decided not to stay for a sixth season with the Spanish club. He says in a video released by Atletico on Tuesday he wants “to face other challenges.” Griezmann did not give any hints about his future.

MADRID (AP) — Antoine Griezmann is leaving Atletico Madrid.

The France forward says he has decided not to stay for a sixth season with the Spanish club.

He says in a video released by Atletico on Tuesday he wants “to face other challenges.”

Griezmann did not give any hints about his future but has been widely linked with a move to Barcelona.

The 28-year-old player thanked Atletico and its fans for “five incredible seasons” with the club.

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