Antoine Griezmann signs for Barcelona in $135 million deal

    Atletico Madrid's French forward Antoine Griezmann has signed for Barcelona.

    (CNN)Antoine Griezmann's long-awaited move to Barcelona was finally completed Friday after the Spanish champion met the player's €120 million ($135m) buyout clause.

    According to a statement published on the club's website, Griezmann, 28, will sign a five-year deal with an astonishing buyout clause of €800 million ($900 million).
    Griezmann scored 133 goals in 256 appearances for Atletico Madrid after arriving from Real Sociedad in 2014.
      Antoine Griezmann in action for Atletico Madrid agaisnt Barcelona.