France national football team's forward Franck Ribery (L) is pictured during a training session, on February 4, 2013 in Clairefontaine-en-Yvelines, outside Paris, two days ahead of the friendly football match against Germany. AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE
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In this composite image a comparison has been made between Franck Ribery (L), Lionel Messi (C) and Cristiano Ronaldo (R). All three players have been short listed for the FIFA Ballon d'Or 2013, the winner of the award will be revealed at the FIFA Ballon dOr gala in Zurich on January 13, 2014. SEPTEMBER 28: Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid CF runs with the ball during the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and Club Atletico de Madrid at Bernabeu on September 28, 2013 in Madrid, Spain.
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A Hamburger fan attacks Franck Ribery of Muenchen after invading the pitch during the DFB Cup match between Hamburger SV and FC Bayern Muenchen at Imtech Arena on October 29, 2014 in Hamburg, Germany.
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Ballon d'Or nominee Franck Ribery of France and Bayern Munich and Wahiba Belhami arrive during the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala 2013 at the Kongresshaus on January 13, 2014 in Zurich, Switzerland.
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Arjen Robben (R) and Franck Ribery of Muenchen celebrate the opening goal during the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Borussia Moenchengladbach at Allianz Arena on August 9, 2013 in Munich, Germany.
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Franck Ribery of Munich celebrates after Gerard Pique of Barcelona scores an own goal to make the score 2-0 during the UEFA Champions League semi final second leg match between Barcelona and FC Bayern Muenchen at Nou Camp on May 1, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.
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Franck Ribery plays with the ball during a training session at day 7 of the Bayern Muenchen training camp at ASPIRE Academy for Sports Excellence on January 11, 2014 in Doha, Qatar.