Gerard Pique wishes Antoine Griezmann success after Barca snub

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Griezmann took to Twitter and conveyed the message "My fans, my team, MY HOME!" in Spanish, French and English along with a video in which he is seen walking around Madrid as the Amanda Delara song "We Don't Run From Anyone" plays.

The announcement ends another summer of speculation surrounding Greizmann, who was on the brink of joining Manchester United last summer before Atletico were hit with a transfer embargo.

It's great news for Atletico, who get to keep one of the best in the business, with the star under contract at the Wanda Metropolitano until 2022.

It was either Barcelona or Atlético Madrid for him next season.

Jokes were made at Barcelona's expense too after they missed out on another big signing following the failure to buy Marco Verratti last summer.

"I feel there are things to do with Atletico", Griezmann added.

"He will go down in history at Atletico, at Barca he'd be just another player", he said.

'Atletico are doing everything they can to keep the team growing, it's fantastic, they're making a lot of efforts, I cannot stand it, I need to tell people that I want to stay'.

Griezmann has netted 112 goals for Atletico during his four years at the club, but Barcelona have been persistent in their hunt, despite being reported to Federation Internationale de Football Association over an alleged illegal approach last December.

He missed out on winning the Champions League in 2016, failing to score a penalty in the 1-1 draw in the final which Real Madrid won following a shootout, but lifted a first major trophy with Atletico in the Europa League final.