Who Is Erika Choperena? French Footballer Antoine Griezmann’s Wife

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In the FIFA World Cup 2022 quarterfinal match played between France and England on December 11 in Qatar, France’s Antoine Griezmann stole the limelight by passing two assists, hence completing his 28 assists and becoming the first French player to do so.

Cheering Antoine Griezmann in Qatar along with the entire nation was his beloved wife Erika Choperena. The couple has been married for five years now and often set couple goals for others. Griezmann is an important part of the team and started three out of four initial matches for the team. By scoring two assists in the quarterfinal match against England, Griezmann beat Zinedine Zidane and Thierry Henry to become the French player with the highest number of assists in history with 28 assists. While everyone knows about the star player and his achievements, not many know about his constant supporter in all his decisions, his wife Erika Choperena.

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Who Is Erika Choperena?

Born on March 5, 1990, in Spain, Erika Choperena is a child psychologist by profession. She went to San Sebastian University in Santiago, Chile to complete her degree in pedagogy. She opened a blog by the name ‘Cordially Erika’ and worked as a blogger for a while during her initial days. She met Griezmann during her days in San Sebastian in 2011 as the star football player was training with the Real Sociedad team which was close to her school. The footballer had admitted that they crossed paths often and ended up texting each other.

The footballer had claimed that for a year and a half, he tried seducing and wooing her before she said yes. The couple dated for six years before tying the knot in 2017. They got married at 11th Century Palacio de Galiana in Toledo on June 15, 2017. The couple has three children together, two daughters and a son. Coincidentally, all three children are born on the same date but in different years. Their first daughter, Mia, was born in 2016 on April 8, their second child, son Amaro was born in 2019 on April 8 and their third child, daughter Alba was born in 2020 on April 8.

The French football team is now in the semi-finals after defeating England on December 11.

France lost to Argentina in the Fifa World cup final 2022 on 18th December. The match which was decided in a penalty shootout was played at Lusail Iconic Stadium.  Erika was present at the venue to cheer her husband.