Griezmann returns to haunt childhood team
[UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] French winger Antoine Griezmann, who supported Lyon as a child until his move to Real Sociedad at
the age of 14, returned to the Stade de Gerland and scored a golazo with an overhead kick to lead the Spanish club to a 2-0 win in the first leg of their final qualifying series in the UEFA Champions
The 22-year-old Griezmann made his pro debut at the age of 18 and is considered one of the most talented young French players, but he is currently banned from all French national
teams through the end of the year. Griezmann was one of five French under-21 players caught breaking curfew.
Haris Seferovic added a second goal
for Sociedad, putting in jeopardy Lyon's streak of playing in the Champions League group stage 12 years in a row.
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