Atletico Madrid star was amazed with Liverpool striker's Europa League final opener.
The England international's long range strike stunned opponents Sevilla, and left their goalkeeper David Soria with no chance.
His superb strike had one of the best players in Europe sitting up and taking notice, with Atletico Madrid winger and France international Antoine Griezmann sending a message on Twitter expressing just how stunned he was to see it.
Sturridge Oh my .....— Antoine Griezmann (@AntoGriezmann) May 18, 2016
Griezmann himself has an opportunity to take Sturridge's goal as inspiration, as he has a Champions League final upcoming against Real Madrid.
Sturridge has struggled with his fitness over the past two seasons but his talent has never been in doubt. The stage of a European final had been one he craved, and he took full advantage.
It is easy to see why supporters regard him as England's most naturally gifted striker, and the goal is the standard he will long be trying to repeat.