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Spanish Super Cup 2024, Madrid Derby: Antoine Griezmann Breaks Luis Aragones' All-Time Atletico Goal-Scoring Record

Luis Aragones got to 173 goals in 370 matches, while Antoine Griezmann needed 368 games with Atletico Madrid to break the record. The goal evened their Spanish Super Cup 2024 semi-final against Real Madrid at 2-2. Real won the match 5-3 in extra time

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Antoine Griezmann in action for Atletico Madrid in La Liga.
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Antoine Griezmann scored against Real Madrid in the semifinal of the Spanish Super Cup on Wednesday to surpass Luis Aragones as Atletico Madrid's all-time top scorer with 174 goals. (More Football News)

Griezmann scored the milestone goal with a low right-footed shot from outside the area in the 37th minute after using a nifty move to change direction and get past defenders. The goal evened the match at 2-2. Madrid won 5-3 in extra time.

Aragones reached his mark in 370 matches, while Griezmann needed 368 games with the club.

Griezmann went scoreless in three straight games since tying Aragones with a pair of goals against Getafe in the Spanish league in December.

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The France international is in his eight season with Atletico. His first stint with the club was from 2014-19 before joining Barcelona for what were two mostly disappointing seasons. He returned to Atletico in 2021 on a one-year loan that was extended into the 2022-23 season.

Atletico then reached an agreement with Barcelona to sign Griezmann in a move that allowed him to play more minutes with Diego Simeone's team.

The clubs had been in a contractual dispute that was limiting he 32-year-old forward's opportunities as Atletico reportedly would have had to pay Barcelona 40 million euros ($43.8 million) if his playing time surpassed a certain number of minutes.

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Griezmann, who previously played for Real Sociedad, signed a contract with Atletico until June 2026.

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