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Antoine Griezmann Named Player of EURO 2016

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EURO 2016

Antoine Griezmann named Player of the Tournament

Paris, France – France striker Antoine Griezmann has been named as UEFA EURO 2016 Player of the Tournament by UEFA after finishing with six goals and two assists, the governing soccer body of this tournament announced.

UEFA has announced that the 25-year-old has been voted as the winner by their team of 13 technical observers including Alex Ferguson and David Moyes.

UEFA’s chief technical officer Ioan Lupescu said: “Antoine Griezmann was a threat in every game he played.

“He works hard for his team and possesses technique, vision and quality finishing. The technical observers were in unanimous agreement that he was the tournament’s outstanding player.”

Griezmann, who signed a new long-term deal at Atletico Madrid last month, was also named in the team of the tournament after scoring six goals to win the competition’s Golden Boot and assisting two more.