The French player believes that "it was a surprise that no world champion was considered" in The Best.

Antoine Griezmann He commented in an interview for ESPN his desire to win the Golden Ball. "I dream of the Golden Ball," he stressed.

The candidates for the Golden Ball

"I'm not afraid to say it: I dream of the Golden Ball, of the Champions League, of winning the World Cup. I dream of having three children. Those dreams motivate you when you wake up every morning and have goals to reach, "said Griezmann.

"On a personal level, it's the highest you can reach. It is the most historic, most prestigious prize ", reaffirmed the French attacker of Atlético.

The striker admits that he was surprised not to be among the chosen ones for the 'The Best' award nor any compatriot: "It was not just for me. It was for the other French players, too. I have not been able to understand it, but I have not tried it either. It was a surprise that no world champion was considered, "he confessed.

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Nominees and winners to The Best 2018

Finally he revealed a situation with Simeone and Godín when his future was debated between Barcelona and Atlético: "They approached me after the match in the Metropolitan Wanda, where I was booed. Godín sent me a message: "I'll go where you are to chat". I did not know that Simeone was with him and seeing Simeone getting out of the car was surprising. He told me that I did not have to make a decision immediately, to talk to my family. Then he told me what I represented for the club and for myself "



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