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Atletico Madrid's French duo backing Griezmann for Ballon d'Or

Atletico Madrid's French duo Lucas Hernandez and Thomas Lemar insist Antoine Griezmann deserves the Ballon d'Or.

Both had their say on the No.7's Ballon d'Or chances.

"He is a key player and a leader," Lucas Hernandez said.

"For me, this year he is the number one candidate."

As for Lemar, he had a similar line of thinking.

"He won all of the major titles that he could and he was always important," the summer signing said.

"I hope he gets it."

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