Deschamps: Griezmann’s Greatness Is Starting To Show

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France gaffer, Didier Deschamps was full of praise for Antoine Griezmann, as he helped France to the final of the Euro 2016.

The Atletico Madrid forward scored a brace in the semifinal clash against Germany. With the host nation making it to the final on a clean sheet.

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The forward, who has six goals in the tournament is the highest goalscorer at the Euro 2016.

Asked about Griezmann’s exploits, Deschamps said: “He’s a great player and he proved that against Germany, he works very hard, along with Olivier Giroud from a defensive perspective he made us a very compact unit.

“He has this speed and technical ability, he had a few chances.

“He’s a very important player just as he has been with Atletico Madrid throughout the season.”

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Griezmann’s six goals at a single European Championship is bettered only by countryman Michel Platini’s nine-goal haul at Euro 1984, while the 25-year-old has now scored as many goals for France at the Euros as Thierry Henry (six).

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