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Atletico Madrid ace Griezmann: Am I the anti-Benzema?

Atletico Madrid ace Antoine Griezmann insists he's no rival for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema.

It's been suggested Griezmann is the antithesis of Benzema after the latter's omission from France's Euros squad.

But the Atleti star says: "What is to be anti-Benzema? Each has their personality.

"We must learn to forget. I'm also lucky.

"I was 18-19 years old. I was a kid who had just arrived in the pro world and thought he could do what he wanted. But I learned from that mistake. I did everything on the field and off, to change.

"And the same, I was told before I arrived for France, Patrice Evra was a bad guy.

"But in fact, this is the guy who rallies the troops, who encourages us. Do not listen to everything people say."

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