Atletico star Griezmann takes up Pokemon Go craze

Antoine Griezmann: Joins the Pokemon Go craze

Atletico Madrid and France forward Antoine Griezmann has taken on the Pokemon Go craze as the new gaming app continues to grow in popularity.

Griezmann, who is known for his love of video games and is often seen posting on social media about FIFA and Football Manager, is now ready to try his hand at Pokemon Go.

The forward, who scored six goals and was named Player of the Tournament at Euro 2016, posted the following Tweet about the game.

The new gaming app has taken the world by storm, with over 15 million downloads in the USA and more peak users than Candy Crush.

It’s popularity is growing by the day in Europe and Griezmann’s endorsement is likely to provide a further boost in the obsessive hunt for Pikachu.