Barcelona striker Griezmann: I was p***ed being left out at start of season

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Barcelona striker Antoine Griezmann feels he's won over his doubters.

At the end of his second season with Barca, Griezmann acknowledges there was a lot of criticism aimed at him when first arriving from Atletico Madrid.

He told L'Equipe: "In Barcelona, the beginnings were complicated and I found that the reviews were sometimes exaggerated.

"But in 2021, I feel that it is going better anyway.

"Have I ever been unhappy in Barcelona? At the start of the season too, because I wasn't playing, I didn't feel important. I am used to playing everything, the big matches, I found myself on the bench against Real Madrid.

"It's p***ing to see the teammates warming up on the pitch while you're next to it. But these are the choices of the coach and we must accept them and do everything possible to make him change his mind."

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