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Antoine Griezmann, Barcelona New Signing

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The Spanish champions, Barcelona has confirmed and announced the signing of Antoine Griezmann on Friday after paying Atletico Madrid, their La Liga rivals 120 million euro ($135 million) the fee ascribed on the Frenchman.

“The player will sign a contract with his new club for the next five seasons, through to 30 June 2024, with a buyout clause of 800 million euros,” Barca said in a statement.

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The announcement on Friday put to a close a long existing dispute between the two clubs and Griezmann, who have always desire to play for the Catalans.

Griezmann joined Atletico in 2014 and has scored 133 goals in 257 appearances, lifting the Europa League in 2018 and finished top scorer at Euro 2016, before helping France to win the World Cup title in Russia.

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