Griezmann, the star of the Spanish club Atletico Madrid (Getty)
The eyes of world football fans in general and Spanish in particular will be directed to the “Santiago Bernabeu” stadium next Thursday, to follow the “Derby” match that brings Real Madrid together with its guest Atletico Madrid in the summit of the quarter-final matches of the King’s Cup of Spain.
The issue of tickets granted by the management of the Real Madrid team to fans of the rival Atletico Madrid has sparked social networking sites in the past few days, due to their scarcity, before French striker Antoine Griezmann joined to stir up controversy with his sarcastic comment.-
And the Spanish newspaper “Marca” reported, on Tuesday, that the case dates back to last Monday, when fans of the “Rojiblancos” team requested more than 4,022 tickets allowing them to enter the “Santiago Bernabeu” stadium to encourage their team in this special confrontation, but the response was shocking from the Royal Club. which gave them only 334 tickets.--
After much controversy, Real Madrid officials added 150 tickets for Atletico Madrid fans, then another 100 tickets, bringing the number of tickets to 584 tickets only, which made the Atletico Madrid striker respond in a sarcastic way.
Griezmann commented on the news of his transfer of an account to the Atletico Madrid team via the social networking site “Twitter”, and he talks about Real Madrid raising the number of tickets for Atletico Madrid fans from 334 to 600 tickets, so the former Barcelona player responded in a short tweet through his personal account, in which he wrote: “Ugh, oh.” He’s mad.”