Franck Ribery

Frustrated Ribery laments Ballon d'Or being only Messi, Ronaldo's preserve

Frustrated Ribery laments Ballon d'Or being only Messi, Ronaldo's preserve

Johannesburg, Jan 24 : Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery has slammed the prestigious Ballon d'Or event, saying that no player stands a chance to win it in the presence of star strikers Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

Ronaldo and Messi have grabbed the award between them for the last seven years, with the former outshining rivals Messi and Manuel Neuer to win the award this year.

Bayern book CL last 16 spot post 2-0 Roma win

Franck RiberyJohannesburg, Nov 06 - Bayern Munich have clinched a spot in the Champions League knock-out stage and fixed their place as Group E winners following Wednesday's 2-0 win over Roma with two games to spare.

Goals by France winger Franck Ribery and Germany's Mario Goetze sealed the win, which put Bayern into the last 16 as group winners with a perfect 12 points so far.

French winger Ribery announces international retirement

Franck RiberyJohannesburg, Aug 14 - French winger Franck Ribery has announced that he is retiring from international football.

Bayern Munich's Ribery, who has won 80 caps for France since his international

Trial of Ribery, Benzema over 'under-age sex' charges begins in Paris

Franck Ribery, Karim BenzemaLondon, Jan 21 - The trial of French footballers Franck Ribery and Karim Benzema, who were charged with having sex with an underage prostitute, has reportedly begun in Paris, although neither of them nor the prostitute were present in court.

Ribery sets his sight on Ballon d'Or

Franck RiberyBerlin, Jan. 10  : Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery has set his sight on winning the Ballon d'Or after he won almost all other previous awards in 2013.


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