In the high-stakes world of European soccer, there are prospects, suspects, projects and rejects. At one time or another, Franck Ribéry fit each of those descriptions. The player development programs of France’s great clubs all missed this diamond in the rough, forcing Franck to zig-zag his way from one bottom-rung club to another until someone finally noticed his outrageous talent. Of course, his outrageous personality had something to do with that. He is a fighter both on and off the pitch. But it is on the field where that spirit makes Franck one of the most dangerous players in the game. This is his story… Click here for the complete JockBio
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