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6 unknown facts about Antoine Griezmann

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The scourge of Real Madrid in the last derby, Antoine Greizmann got the only goal of the game which saw Real go down to their city rivals Atletico Madrid. This was just another feather in the cap of the young French forward as his stock at the club keeps rising with each match being played.The 24-year-old broke into the limelight while playing for Real Sociedad and made a big money move to Atletico Madrid in 2014. He has been amongst the goals for the Spanish side and has notched up 47 goals in 92 games in all competitions for Atletico.Pacey, crafty and with an eye for goal, Griezmann is on the radar for some of the Premier League sides with Manchester United and Chelsea being linked relentlessly with the attacker. We look back at some of the interesting stories about Griezmann and share some facts that you may not have known.

#6 Religious tattoos

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One of Griezmann’s tattoos on display 

Griezmann's slick hairstyle might give the impression that he is extremely stylish and follows a party lifestyle, his tattoos also might give the same idea. It isn't something new for most players in this day and age of football to flash but the 24-year-old has a number of tattoos related to religion.

His upper arm has a portrait of Jesus while his right arm features a rosary with clouds and stars. The initials of his parents are also tattooed on him, not a person who inks his body without a reason, Antoine is extremely religious and his tattoos are proof of all that. 

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