Antoine Grizemann is the player who ended the hegemony of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in La Liga. Frenchman Atletico Madrid was named best player of the last edition of the Championship of Spain, in a gala held in Valencia and belonged to the band of the Vicente Calderon.
LaLiga Awards are granted in the 2008/09 season, and so far, only Messi and Ronaldo received the trophy for the best player. The Argentine won six times, while Real Madrid’s star once.
Last season in La Liga, Griezmann scored 22 goals and provided five assists, helping Atletico to finish in 3rd place also contributed 7 goals and an assist from Diego Simeone’s team qualification to the finals Champions league, lost on penalties against rivals Real.
Footballer of 25 years are also on the list of nominees at Ballon and not few are the voices that claim that Griezmann deserve the trophy, given that was top Euro 2016 competition in which France was defeated in the last act of Portugal .
Atletico Madrid was the big winner of this year’s edition of LaLiga Awards. Diego Simeone received a second award for best coach of the season and Jan Oblak was named best goalkeeper.
Diego Godin took home the award for best defender, thereby stopping the supremacy of Sergio Ramos, winner in this category in the past four years.
Grandes Real Madrid and FC Barcelona have remained empty-handed. Luka Modric was named the best midfielder and Leo Messi, the best striker. Also, former student of Costel Gâlcă Espanyol, Marco Asensio, now under the command of Zinedine Zidane at Real, was considered the revelation of the season.