Antoine Griezmann tipped to win the Ballon d'Or by Arsene Wenger

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Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann has enjoyed a prominent Euro 2016 campaign with France. 

With six goals to his name, Griezmann is the current top scorer in the competition and could help his country claim the prestigious trophy on home soil this evening.  

The 25-year-old is comfortably one of the leading players in world football, but how does he compare to Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi?  


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Well, according to Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, Griezmann isn't too far away from them and can claim the Ballon d'Or in the immediate future. 

"Griezmann for me is one of the candidates for the Ballon d'Or," Wenger said to Konbini, as per

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"In Spain, he is not far from Ronaldo and Messi. Age is on his side and look at the Euros: six goals, three or four assists - these stats are not nothing.

"This year he went to the Champions League final by scoring in all the big games, not to mention that he scored 22 goals in La Liga, so yes - why not the Ballon d'Or."

Wenger will, of course, be hoping that his fellow countryman leads France to Euro 2016 success against Portugal tonight. 

But the Arsenal chief will be well aware that France will have to be at their very best to stop Portugal from claiming the prestigious trophy. It's fair to say that Griezmann and Ronaldo could have a very big say during the contest. 

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