Euro 2016's Top 50 Players: Number 8 Antoine Griezmann

Atletico's Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring their first goal

The Atletico Madrid star has been superb this season.

Atletico's Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring their first goal

Antoine Griezmann - France - Will face Albania, Romania and Switzerland.

HITC Sport writers have compiled a list of the top 50 players at Euro 2016, assessing players from across the 24 countries taking part at this summer's tournament.

Coming in at number 8 is France and Atletico Madrid frontman Antoine Griezmann, who has been sensational for Los Colchoneros in another brilliant campaign for Diego Simeone’s men.

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International record: Caps 26, 7 Goals

2015/16: The diminutive 25-year-old forward has had a spectacular second year in the Spanish capital and that has seen him become one of the highest rated players in world football.

He has scored 32 goals in 53 games this season and looks like he could become the next great European striker.

Patrice Evra, Antoine Griezmann and Loic Perrin line up before the game

Can he fire France to glory?

France are no doubt hoping to conquer Europe in their home country and will be relying on the goals from Griezmann in order to do so.

If he can find the net with the regularity he has with Atleti this season, then France will be thereabouts near the end of the competition.

Atletico's Antoine Griezmann scores their second goal from the penalty spot

Premier League move?

He has been linked with joining countrymen Anthony Martial at Manchester United but it looks like he won’t be heading to England.

It was reported this week by AS that Griezmann is on the verge of signing a new deal at the Vicente Calderon.

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