Los Angeles FC captain Carlos Vela has revealed that he often tried to lure French striker Antoine Griezmann into Major League Soccer.
Back to l’Atlético Madrid this season after two complicated years at Barcelona, the tricolor world champion hopes to be able to revive with the Colchoneros. Author of four goals in 13 games in all competitions, the 30-year-old is at a turning point in his career. Linked to Barça until 2024, Antoine Griezmann could stay in Madrid if his option to buy is paid.
Having never hidden his desire to hang up his crampons in MLS, the French international could also decide to fly to the United States faster than expected. A club is already ready to welcome him. It is Los Angeles FC according to the captain of the American team, Carlos Vela.
« I try to bring in Griezmann, confided the Mexican striker in a live Instagram. We’ve talked about it a few times already, I always tell him, “When you come to MLS, LAFC is where you need to be. He really likes the United States, we do everything we can to make him come and play with us. “Maintaining very good relations with his former teammate at Real Sociedad, Carlos Vela could facilitate the American dream of Antoine Griezmann.