Antoine Griezmann: Why his three children are all born on the same day

Antoine Griezmann and Erika Choperena are the happy parents of three adorable toddlers who have the particularity of all being born on the same day without being triplets.

Antoine Griezmann: Why his three children are all born on the same day
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In an interview with GQ, the striker revealed the details of how his sweetheart, Erika Choperena. At the time, the Spanish-based footballer was playing for Real Sociedad.

We were staying in a residence with a cafeteria, which we shared with students from a nearby university. I saw her passing by with a tray. I asked around if anyone knew her. I was told that she was studying child psychology.

And since then, their story has been like a fairy tale. 10 years together, 4 years of marriage, and 3 children: Mia, Amaro, and Alba who all have the particularity of being born on the same day but a few years apart…

One, two, three… children!

The couple's first child, Mia, was born on 8 April, 2016. In 2018, two years to the day after her first child, Amaro was born. Finally, on 8 April, 2021, Alba was born... ‘It's crazy,’ said Griezmann in an exclusive interview with Le Figaro. It's not a hidden agenda for Griezmann and his wife, nor is there any particular desire to see his children born on the same date, just a complete coincidence, albeit a little helped, as he hypothesised.

I don't have a magic potion to explain such a thing except to tell you that when you are calm, relaxed on holiday, without pressure or matches or training, things happen naturally.

Three children and only one birthday party to organise, that's the legendary efficiency of the French striker! Perhaps one day his children will be annoyed by this family peculiarity, but in the meantime, they are all behind their dad, thanks to a very motivated Erika Choperena.

During the Euro football tournament, Mia, Amaro, and Alba's mother has published some adorable pictures of her youngsters supporting their father, but this time wearing the number 7 on their backs…