Bayern Munich have added Steven Ribery to their academy on a full professional contract, after Franck's younger brother impressed on a trial with the treble winners.
The 19-year-old has been training with Bayern since August after Franck Ribery persuaded Bayern coaches to give his younger brother the chance to train at the Allianz Arena.
After spending more than two months...
In seven games, Ukraine has not beaten France.
That should give France the advantage when the two teams meet Friday in Kiev in the first leg of the World Cup playoffs.
Here are five things to know about the match:
Ukraine has to figure out a way to stop Franck Ribery.
In his past three games for France, the fleet-footed Ribery has scored four goals and set...
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20 days ago
Franck Ribery scored twice as defending champion Bayern Munich thrashed Viktoria Plzen 5-0 to take a giant step toward the Champions League knockout stage on Wednesday.
Bayern utterly dominated the game, with 34 efforts on goal - 29 on target - compared to none from the visiting Czech champion.
Yet, despite a host of early chances, Bayern needed a penalty from Ribery to break the...
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October 23, 2013
Franck Ribery will face personal and professional challenges in the coming weeks, but he plays soccer like a man who doesn’t have a care in the world.
The French winger scored one of the best goals of the 2012-13 season on Saturday, displaying perfect technique as he volleyed home a shot with power and precision. It was the second of two goals he scored on a day when he was...
The contrast between Franck Ribery in the red of Bayern Munich and the blue of France is a puzzle national team coach Laurent Blanc admits he can't figure out.
Ribery's best ever club season saw him star in Bayern Munich's run to the Champions League final and break his personal scoring record.
For France, he cuts a frustrating figure, somewhere between trying too hard...
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May 13, 2012
Franck Ribery scored a last-minute winner at Werder Bremen to keep Bayern Munich's slim Bundesliga title hopes alive.
Naldo's 51st-minute strike had put the hosts ahead but the same player put through his own net 15 minutes from time to level things up, before Ribery had the final word.
The victory moved Bayern to within five points of Borussia Dortmund, although the leaders...
GAMING THE SYSTEM
Bayern Munich demolished Hertha Berlin 6-0 on Saturday, and clearly the Munich players needed more ways to amuse themselves in such a lopsided affair. So, here’s Franck Ribery and Toni Kroos playing rock-paper-scissors to determine who would take a free kick. Ribery came out as the victor, with his paper covering Kroos’ rock.
Ribery didn’t score on the subsequent kick, but...