Franck Ribery Biography

    Published On Sep 09, 2015
    Facts of Franck Ribery
    Date of Birth: 1983 , April-7
    Birth Nation: France
    Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
    Name Franck Ribery
    Nationality French
    Birth Place/City Boulogne-sur-Mer
    Ethnicity White
    Profession Footballer
    Weight in KG 72kg
    Married Yes
    Married to Wahiba Ribery
    Children Shakinez Ribery, Hizya Ribery and Salif Ribery
    Education degree in physical education
    Online Presence Facebook,Wiki
    TV Show The Bachelor television program; Law & Order: Special Victims Unit;Design
    Net Worth 33 million Euros
    Eye Color Blue
    Hair Color Brown
    Body Measurements 30B-23-33
    Birth Name Franck Henry Pierre Ribery
    Father Luka Rakitic
    Mother Kata Rakitic
    Working For Bayern Munich
    Face Color White
    Famous for host Around the Horn
    Divorce No
    Awards Won SEC Championship.
    Breast Size 30
    Waist size 23
    Hip Size 33
    Salary 11 million Euros
    Tattoo(s) No Tattoo in her body
    Religion Muslim
    Neck Size 8
    Shoe Size 9
    Movies Quai d'Orsay (2013)
    Sisters Nikol Rakitic
    Siblings Francois
    Girlfriend Mecia
    Music Group 3LW
    Nick Name
    Affair with Chris Wragge,Chris Brooke
    Albums Never Lose Sight
    Chest Size 34
    Boyfriend Michael Sarrazin,Alexander Godunov
    Special Title Miss January 1999
    Books Girl Walks into a Bar . . .: Comedy Calamities
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    Ribery is married to his wife Wahiba Ribery in 2004. They have four children altogether. Out of them, two are daughters named Hiziya and Shahinez and the remaining are sons named Salif and Mohammed. Ribery converted to Islam and adopted the name, Bilal Yusuf Mohammed. He does not have any extra-marital affair and girlfriends. There is no news of their divorce too. He along with his spouse and children are living happily. Frank Ribery a total net worth of $60 million dollars and his salary is $17 million dollars.

    Ribery started his football career from his young age from 1989 for local hometown club Conti Boulogne. He started playing for France from 2006 and retired in 2014. 

     

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    Born in Boulogne-sur-Mer, Pas-de-Calais

    1983

    Frank Ribery was born in Boulogne-sur-Mer, France. He along with his parents had a car accident when he was just two years old. He had a serious injury and had more than a hundred stitches along the right side of his face. He worked as a construction worker with his father before joining Stade Brestois.

    Married to Wahiba Ribery

    2004

    Ribery was married to his wife Wahiba Ribery in 2004. They have four children together. Out of them, two are daughters named Hiziya and Shahinez and two sons named Salif and Mohammed. He does not have any affair and girlfriend. There is no news of their divorce too. He along with his spouse and children is living happily. 

    Converted to Islam

    2002

    Ribery converted to Islam and adopted the name Bilal Yusuf Mohammed. He does not have any affair and girlfriend. There is no news of their divorce too. His wife Wahiba is from Algerian descent. They got married in 2004.

    Started career in Football

    1989

    Ribery started his football career at his young age, from 1989 playing for a local hometown club, Conti Boulogne. He was only six years old at that time. He spent seven years in this local club and left the club in 1996. He developed his major skills there.

    moved to LOSC Lille

    1996

    Ribery started his footballing career at his young age, from 1989, playing for a local hometown club, Conti Boulogne. After spending seven years there, he moved to Lille in 1996 where he excelled athletically. Lelle was playing in second division at that time.

    Joined to Ligue 1 club Marseille

    2005

    In 2005 he joined Ligue 1 club Marseille and had a debut on 30 July 2005 in a 2–0 defeat to Bordeaux. He started wearing number 7 shirt and scored his first goal for the club in their 2–1 victory over Troyes. He was seen in good form in that season.

     

    named young player of the year

    2005

    In 2005 he joined Ligue 1 club Marseille and made a debut on 30 July 2005 in a 2–0 defeat to Bordeaux. He started wearing number 7 shirt and scored his first goal for the club in their 2–1 victory over Troyes. He was seen in good form in that season. Ribéry was later named the National Union of Professional Footballers (UNFP) Young Player of the Year.

    Joined to German club Bayern Munich

    2007

    Geman Club Bayern Munich announced on 7 June 2007 that they have reached an agreement with Marseille for Ribery with a four-year deal and record deal of €25 million pay. Ribéry was given the number 7 shirt. He  made his competitive debut for Bayern on 21 July 2007 against Werder Bremen and scored twice too.

    named German Footballer of the Year

    2008

    For his exceptional season and his efforts, he was named German footballer of the year on June 8, 2008. In the same year he was also named French Player of the Year for the second consecutive season. He netted 16 goals and assisted in 17 goals.

    Nominated for 2008 Ballon d'Or award

    2008

    For his exceptional season and his efforts, he was named German footballer of the year on June 8, 2008. In the same year, he was also named French Player of the Year for the second consecutive season. For these performances, he was placed third behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for Onze d'Or.

    Won UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

    2013

    For his exceptional season and his efforts, he was named UEFA Best Player in Europe Award in August 2013. He had most assists that year in BundesLiga championship. His club Bayern won 2013 Bundesliga and 2013 DFB-Pokal and also Champions League.

    Placed third at 2013 FIFA Ballon d'Or

    2014

    He had most assists that year in BundesLiga championship. His club Bayern won 2013 Bundesliga and 2013 DFB-Pokal and also Champions League. For these performances, he was placed third behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for Onze d'Or.

    International debut against Mexico

    2006

    Ribéry earned his first cap with the senior team in a 1–0 victory over Mexico on 27 May 2006 appearing as a substitute in the 74th minute for striker David Trézéguet. His vital performance made his place in the team for future.

    Retired from International football

    2014

    Due to his growing injury, he had to take bold decision and say goodbye to international football in 2014. He was included in 2014 world cup team but missed out tournament due to injury, but he and his skills can be seen in club football.

    Became Bosnian Premier League Player of the Year

    2003

    He has also achieved several prestigious awards being a professional football player. In 2003, he was honored by the Bosnian Premier League Player of the Year.  The following year he also became the Croatian Football Hope of the Year.