FranckRibéry (born 7 April 1983) is a French international footballer who plays for German club Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga and for the France national team. He primarily plays as a winger, preferably on the left side, and is known for "pace, energy, skill and precise passing." Ribéry is described as a player who is "fast, tricky and an excellent dribbler" who "has great control with the ball at his feet". Since joining Bayern, he has been recognised on the world stage as one of the best French players of his generation. The previous talisman of French national team, Zinedine Zidane, has called Ribéry the "jewel of French football".
19.01.2014 - former holder Messi and Bayern Munich ace FranckRibery. “It was a deserved recognition for Cristiano,” said Messi. “I don […] ’s nothing more to say. “But it’s OK, I couldn’t win it this year, and Cristiano did because he had a great year, as did Franck […] Ribery. Either of the two would have been a fair and deserving winner.” http://feeds.feedburner.com/Brimtime
19.01.2014 - was voted in ahead of FranckRibery of Bayern Munich and Barcelona’s Argentine superstar Lionel Messi, who was shortlisted […] won the FIFA World Player award in 2008. Frenchman FranckRibery had been the favorite to win on Monday, following his