Atletico star Griezmann brings up 100 goals in LaLiga

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Atletico Madrid fans have received contrasting messages from Antonio Griezmann over his future but the France star is happy at the club.

Griezmann 'happy' at Atletico as he nears decision on future

Atletico Madrid fans have received contrasting messages from Antonio Griezmann over his future but the France star is happy at the club.

Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann scored his 100th LaLiga goal in Saturday's 1-0 win over Espanyol at RCDE Stadium.

Griezmann is the second Frenchman to reach the landmark in Spain's top flight, following Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema.

Benzema brought up three figures in 202 appearances compared to Griezmann's247, while Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo were both considerably quicker to their century – taking 154 and an astonishing 92 matches respectively.

Griezmann's relatively slow progress can be explained by his record of 40 goals in 141 games for Real Sociedad – a strike-rate he has upped considerably to register 60 in 106 under Diego Simeone at Atletico.

The 26-year-old's exquisite left foot is responsible for69 of the goals, alongside 20 headers and 11 right-footed shots.

Well-documented problems with penalty kicks are highlighted by the fact Griezmann has only scoredonce from the spot in LaLiga, while14 of his goals have come from outside the box.

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