Antoine Griezmann is probably thinking about retiring from the French national team

Antoine Griezmann is said to be unenthusiastic about Didier Deschamps’ decision to make his strike partner Kylian Mbappé captain of the France national team. According to a report by Le Figaro even to the point that the attacker from Atlético Madrid is questioning his future in the Équipe tricolore.

Deschamps’ decision is not yet official, but several French media reports, including L’Equipe and Le Figaro, according to it. PSG star Mbappé is said to take over the captaincy from Hugo Lloris, who has since retired.

Griezmann, after Olivier Giroud the most experienced player in the French squad, feels ignored. The 32-year-old was “disappointed and concerned” because he had expected a different outcome. He is said not to have hidden his disappointment in the Les Bleus quarter. Griezmann’s big dream was to lead France as captain at the EM 2024 in Germany.

Add to that loud L’Equipethat Griezmann has doubts about his future in the national team anyway, since he has lost important points of reference within the team with Lloris and Raphaël Varane and Steve Mandanda, who have also resigned, as well as Paul Pogba, who is often absent due to injury.

Griezmann made his international debut on March 5, 2014 and has since won 117 caps (42 goals). The highlight was winning the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Alongside Mbappé, who is eight years his junior, he is also the player who has featured in all of France’s games at the last two World Cups.

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