Barcelona’s new player, Antoine Griezmann, revealed on Monday that striker Luis Suárez congratulated him after joining the Atlético de Madrid La Liga champion.
The winner of the 2018 World Cup France, however, said Barcelona captain Lionel Messi has not called him yet after his move to Camp Nou.
GISTOKreported that Greizmann earlier this month joined Barcelona in an agreement of 120 million euros from Atlético de Madrid.
Speaking at a press conference on Monday before Barcelona’s pre-season friendly match against Chelsea in Tokyo, Griezmann was quoted by Mirror UK telling reporters: “Messi has not called me yet, but Suarez did.
“He congratulated me and welcomed me to Barcelona. “The group received me very well and I am very happy to share a dressing room with them. “I hope I can help them as much as possible.”
Griezmann, during his presentation in Barcelona, declared his enthusiasm for playing with Messi. The 28-year-old said: “I’m excited to see him. “Playing with Lionel Messi will be a great pleasure.