As properly as being a darn advantageous footballer, Antoine Griezmann proved that he’s additionally a cautious and thoughtful soul earlier than Atletico Madrid’s Champions League match towards Monaco.
Because the digital camera panned down the Atleti gamers earlier than kick-off, Griezmann — an ever-present in Diego Simeone’s aspect — was conspicuous by his absence.
Nevertheless, a fast pan revealed that the France ahead was tending to some far more essential enterprise, kneeling down to tie up his younger mascot’s free shoelaces.
— Antoine Griezmann (@AntoGriezmann) November 28, 2018
This all coming in the identical week bewildered Marouane Fellaini one way or the other managed to lose his mascot fully within the tunnel earlier than Manchester United’s recreation towards Younger Boys.
One factor is for positive: the lifetime of the soccer participant mascot isn’t a boring one.