Griezmann handed No. 17 ahead of debut season with Barcelona

The French World Cup winner revealed his new shirt number at his unveiling at the Camp Nou on Sunday

New Barcelona signing Antoine Griezmann will wear the number 17 shirt for the La Liga champions in his debut season at the Camp Nou.

His squad number was revealed during the player’s unveiling in Catalonia following the forward’s controversial big-money move from Atletico Madrid this week.

In the hours that followed his €120 million (£107m/$134m) switch, rumours began to surface that the 28-year-old would be given the No. 7 shirt currently occupied by the club’s record signing, Philippe Coutinho.

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