Antoine Griezmann was impressive for Atletico Madrid and France and feels he should win the very best Player in Europe Award.
Atletico Madrid and France star Antoine Griezmann believes he deserves to win the best Player in Europe Award ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale.
Griezmann enjoyed a fantastic campaign in 2015-16, scoring 22 LaLiga objectives prior to starring at Euro 2016, winning the Golden Boot with six.
The star 25-year-old forward said his performances had been worthy on the prize, in spite of Ronaldo netting 35 occasions in the league and top Portugal to European glory.
“I am proud to be a finalist, that implies I’m on the proper track and need to continue that way,” Griezmann told 24sata.
“I don’t would like to sound arrogant, but I deserve this award mainly because I’ve had an excellent season with both club as well as the national team.
“It has been unforgettable season, initially in the Champions League with Atleti, then Euros with France.
“Unfortunately, we didn’t win a trophy and it was a blow for us, too for our fans.”
Ronaldo also scored 16 goals as True Madrid won the Champions League, even though Bale netted 19 in all competitions whilst also impressing for Wales at Euro 2016.