Franck Ribery Biography
- Age: 34 years old
- Birth Nation: France
- Height: 5 feet 5 inch
- Name: Franck Ribery
- Birth Name: Franck Henry Pierre Ribery
- Nick Name:
- Nationality: French
- Birth Place/City: Boulogne-sur-Mer
- Religion: Muslim
- Profession: Footballer
- Working For: Bayern Munich
- Net Worth: 33 million Euros
- Salary: 11 million Euros
- Weight in KG: 72kg
- Married: Yes
- Married to: Wahiba Ribery
- Children: Shakinez Ribery, Hizya Ribery and Salif Ribery
- Divorce: No
- Online Presence: Facebook,Wiki
- Siblings: Francois 17
Franck Henry Pierre Ribery is the name of a French Professional Football Player. He was born in the year 1983 April 7 at Boulogne-sur-Mer, France. He cherishes the height of 170 cm and has the body weight of 72 Kg. He has gone throught the serious facial injury from a car accident when he was two years old. He had over 100 stitches in his face leaving two long scars on his face till date. He has a Siblings named Francois who is also a football player. He is a married man. Wahiba Ribery is the name of his Spouse. They got married in 2004. He is a proud father of three Children, two daughters and a son named Shakinez Ribery, Hizya Ribery and Salif Ribery respectively. He is converted to Muslim and adopted the Muslim name Bilal Yusuf Mohammed. He had the scandal of involving with the minor age prostitute.
Franck Ribery started his youth career joining at Conti Boulogne in the year 1989. Spending 7 years with this club, he moved to the French second division club Lille in 1996. After three years with Lille, he joined with Boulogne in 1999. In 2000, he was promoted to the senior team and debut in the professional career. He joined with Ales in the season 2002/2003. He appeared in 19 matches from the team bagging a goal. In 2003/2004, he moved to Stade Brestois. He appeared in 35 matches from the team bagging 3 goal scores. After the season with Stade, he joined with Metz for 2004/2005 season. In 2005, he played for Galatasaray. Franck Ribery was nicknamed as “Ferraribery” for his acceleration and speed in the game and also “Scarface” due to the scar on his face.
In the same year, after appearing in 14 successful matches from Galatasary, he joined with Marseille. He spent two seasons with the club appearing in 60 matches with 11 goal scores. Afterwards he signed the contract with Bayern Munich in 2007. He is the Current Team of Bayern since 2007. He plays as a Midfielder from squad No.7 in the team. Franck Ribery is in the National Football Team of France since 2004 playing in under-21 group. He is in the first team of France National Football Team since 2006. He has played in 80 cap matches from this team as a Midfielder. According to the Salary statistics of Franck in 2013, his Salary is reported to be 11 million Euros. His current market value is 33 million Euros. Alain Migliaccio is the name of his agent.
Franck Ribery is one of the best players in Europe. He has built a career as a tricky wide player. He is fast and has excellent dribbling skills. He has good control over the ball. He is good at shoots and passes. His vision in the game along with the marking is to be praised on. His defensive aspect tackles is considered to be weak in comparison to his other skills, thus, does not dive into tackles. He has got good stamina and strength in the game. He was called as “the Jewel of French football” by the French talisman Zinedine Zidane. He was ranked fourth in “The Guardian newspaper’s” 100 Best Footballers in the world.
- Last modified : 12 June, 2014
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