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‘Griezmann, die!': Atletico fans condemned for chants as former star makes hostile return with Barcelona (VIDEO)


Added 12-02-19 08:37:02am EST - “A section of Atletico Madrid fans have been condemned after they were heard chanting "die" at Barcelona foward Antoine Griezmann as he faced a toxic reception on returning to his former club.” - Rt.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Rt.com: “‘Griezmann, die!’: Atletico fans condemned for chants as former star makes hostile return with Barcelona (VIDEO)”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Griezmann helped Barcelona to a 1-0 La Liga win at the Wanda Metropolitano on Sunday, in what was his first appearance back at a club where he spent five years before making a controversial switch to the Catalans this summer.

The French World Cup winner received a predictably hostile welcome from Atletico fans when his name was announced in the Barcelona line-up on the big screen, while supporters were also heard chanting“Griezmann die” as he warmed up.

Antoine Griezmann returns to Atletico Madrid for the first time since leaving them this summer. Just listen to the reaction of the fans at Wanda Metroplitano when Griezmann's photo appears on the mega screen. Wow. pic.twitter.com/Pi0C3fkcoz

A banner was unfurled in a section of the stadium reading: "You wanted to have a name and you forgot to be a man."

Atletico fans to Griezmann: "You wanted to have a name & forgot to be a man." ???? #ATMBARpic.twitter.com/TSu3tE0o5X

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