Before becoming the incredible player that he is today, Franck Ribéry fought against being made fun of. On his 38th birthday, let's take a look back at this player with an iron will's journey!
"Look at his face", "He's ugly"... These hurtful comments have accompanied Franck Ribéry for his entire life. In his youth, he was stared at by kids his age, but also their parents.
A difficult period for the young man who was involved in a car accident when he was two years old. As treatment, the doctors had to give him one hundred stitches.
But this helped build the young Frenchman's character, who fought to achieve his dream: becoming a professional football.
Franck Ribéry impressed all of Europe on a number of occasions and became a Bayern Munich legend. In 2013, he even finished 3rd in the Ballon d'Or!
The perfect revenge for the hand life dealt him
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