The France international Antoine Griezmann, who is currently playing for the Spanish giant Atletico Madrid has credited the Argentine manager Diego Simeone with turning him into one of the best players in the world.


The France international and Atletico Madrid’s star forward, who continues to be linked with a summer move, insists he would not be the player he is today without the Atletico Madrid’s Diego Simeone.


As the 25-year-old France international was taken to the Vicente Calderón Stadium from Real Sociedad in 2014 as the Argentine manager Diego Simeone has signed him witha big-money deal.

Where the France international has already scored more than 50 goals in more than 90 appearances for the Spanish giant under Diego Simeone.

And also secured a third-place finish in the 2016 Ballon d’Or after leading France to the EURO 2016 final immediatelyafter leading  Atletico Madrid to the Chapions League final and is now the subject of intense interest from Manchester United, as they plot a summer raid for his services.

And the 25-year-old is France man now considered to be among the finest forwards on the planet, but he believes that standing has only been made possible by the coaching he has received from the 46-year-old Argentine man and Atletico Madrid’s boss Diego Simeone.


As in a recent interview with FIFA’s official website, Griezmann said, "He's changed me. He's brought so many things to my game that it's hard to even begin to say what they are.”

“Let's just say that I wouldn't have been regarded as one of the best players in the world if it weren't for him.”

"More than anything he's helped me to be more effective in front of goal, to take every chance that comes my way, and, of course, to run and run and work hard for the team. You can't make it at Atletico if you don't do that."