Spain's Atletico Madrid rout Marseille in Europa League final

Spain's Atletico Madrid rout Marseille in Europa League final

Spain's Atletico Madrid rout Marseille in Europa League final

Atletico Madrid have been charged by UEFA for displaying what European football's governing body described as a "racist" banner during the Europa League final.

"I just want to enjoy myself after my performance, after winning a trophy and I want to celebrate with the fans", Griezmann said.

Griezmann has been Atletico's leading scorer in each season since he joined from Real Sociedad for 25 million euros (S$40m) in 2014.

The French worldwide has finally managed to break the second place curse, beating Marseille 3-0 in the final to lift the UEFA Europa League trophy.

Atletico Madrid forward has been heavily linked with a summer switch to La Liga Champions but Cityzen boss Pep Guardiola is now preparing a massive move to steal the 27-year-old star from his former employer's clutches.

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Griezmann scored 29 goals and provided 15 assists in all competitions across 48 appearances for Europa League champions Atletico, who are also set to finish second in the Spanish top-flight, albeit 12 points behind Barca. "If he goes then great, he's given a lot to us over the years". "The truth is this was a dream for me, to win a trophy with Atletico, with [Diego Simeone] and my friends and teammates".

"I left home when I was 14 wanting to win titles", he said. "This is the second, after a Supercopa, and I hope I can win more trophies".

And though the victory came against Marseille, the club he supported as a youngster, there was no bittersweet ending to his evening.

A number of teams are believed to be interested in the Slovenian, but Atletico boss Diego Simeone said earlier this week that he was determined to keep the stopper at the Wanda Metropolitano.

Club captain Gabi drilled in the third goal late on as Atletico again lifted the trophy they also won back in 2010 and 2012.

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