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Franck Ribéry

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Franck Henry Pierre Ribéry (French pronunciation: ​[fʁɑ̃k ʁibeʁi]; born 7 April 1983) is a French former professional footballer who primarily played as a winger, preferably on the left side, and was known for his pace, energy, skill, and precise passing. Ribéry has been described as a player who is fast, tricky and an excellent dribbler, who has great control with the ball at his feet. While with Bayern, he was recognised on the world stage as one of the best players of his generation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franck Ribéry has received more than 6,736,968 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 80 in 2019). Franck Ribéry is the 150th most popular soccer player (up from 292nd in 2019), the 1,151st most popular biography from France (up from 1,467th in 2019) and the 8th most popular French Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Franck Ribéry ranks 150 out of 16,880Before him are Luis Enrique, Rudi Völler, Kenny Dalglish, José Leandro Andrade, Dennis Bergkamp, and Iker Casillas. After him are Giampiero Boniperti, Zizinho, Gunnar Gren, Felix Magath, José Altafini, and Ivica Osim.

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Among people born in 1983, Franck Ribéry ranks 5Before him are Kim Jong-un, Chris Hemsworth, Dani Alves, and Amy Winehouse. After him are Andrew Garfield, Edward Snowden, Katrina Kaif, Emily Blunt, Henry Cavill, Pepe, and Robin van Persie.

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Among people born in France, Franck Ribéry ranks 1,151 out of 6,011Before him are Louis William, Margrave of Baden-Baden (1655), Charles III, Duke of Lorraine (1543), Louis, Count of Évreux (1276), Nicolas Leblanc (1742), François Achille Bazaine (1811), and Eva Gonzalès (1849). After him are Gérard Debreu (1921), Antoine, Duke of Montpensier (1824), Mylène Demongeot (1935), Jean de Béthencourt (1362), André-Hercule de Fleury (1653), and Raymond VII, Count of Toulouse (1197).


Among soccer players born in France, Franck Ribéry ranks 8Before him are Michel Platini (1955), Raymond Kopa (1931), Eric Cantona (1966), Thierry Henry (1977), Lucien Laurent (1907), and Didier Deschamps (1968). After him are Karim Benzema (1987), Laurent Blanc (1965), Aimé Jacquet (1941), Antoine Griezmann (1991), Kylian Mbappé (1998), and Raymond Domenech (1952).

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