MOOD – The thirty-year-old striker will enter the symbolic very closed circle of players with 100 selections in the France team on Sunday evening.
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He does not run the fastest, does not hit the hardest, is not the most spectacular element of the attacking trio he composes with Karim Benzema and Kylian Mbappé, his recent departure from Barça to Atlético n ‘ is not (yet) successful, just like his last failed Euro as well as that of the Blues, so far Antoine Griezmann remains essential to the France team. And Didier Deschamps cannot do without it.
This Sunday against Spain (8:45 p.m.), in the final of the Nations League, the 30-year-old striker will enter the very closed circle of centenarians of the selection leaving behind luminaries like Laurent Blanc (97), Bixente Lizarazu (97) or Fabien Barthez (87), before catching a glimpse of other customers such as Didier Deschamps (103), Patrick Vieira (107) or Zinédine Zidane (108) on his way. Not bad for a boy rejected by a bunch of French training centers and forced into exile in Spain during his adolescence to believe in his dream
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