Last summer, speculation was rife the forward would leave the Vincente Calderon for Spanish giants Barcelona.
Griezmann is a World Cup victor, helping France win it all in Russian Federation last summer with a Bronze Ball performance, and he also helped lead Les Bleus to the Euro 2016 final, where they fell to Portugal on home soil.
Yet Griezmann is widely expected to sign for Atletico's La Liga rivals Barcelona, after he confirmed his intentions to leave in a video statement.
And in order to facilitate his departure from the club, the Frenchman will himself pay the club their asking price.
"It's been an incredible five years", Griezmann said.
ESPN's Moises Llorens reported in March that the 28-year-old turned down the chance to join Barcelona last summer but had grown increasingly frustrated at Atletico this season.
And according to Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano, Barca are already in negotiations with the World Cup victor over a summer move to the Nou Camp.
"It's been a tough decision for me, but I feel it's what I need and I wanted to thank you for all the love you have shown me for five years where I won my first trophies", says Griezmann, who scored 133 goals in 256 matches with Atletico Madrid.
"I have chose to leave, see other things, have other challenges and with great difficulty, this is what I feel and I need", Griezmann said.
"I always valued his presence in this club, but as I said the management and the players have different things to achieve and Diego already expressed his feelings".
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