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Ribery says goodbye (momentarily) to football

Franck Ribery he has fired his 39 years of the playing fields with the victory of his team, the Salernitana, 1-0 against Spezia. After a


Franck Ribery he has fired his 39 years of the playing fields with the victory of his team, the Salernitana, 1-0 against Spezia. After a league start in which he has had little prominence, he has only played 96 minutes, due to his knee problemsthe Frenchman has decided to put an end to his professional career.

Ribery starred in one of the images of the week when broke down in tears at the end of the game to the applause of the entire Arechi stadium that fired the French star after almost a season and a half at the southern Italian club.

NEW CHALLENGES

Despite announcing his retirement as a professional footballer, Ribery will immediately open a new stage linked to football. And it is that the French will continue to be linked to the Salerno club as a member of Davide Nicola’s coaching staff.

The Italian coach has talked about the new role that the Frenchman will have in the entity: “He is a potential coach due to his personality, knowledge and ability to play down the drama and know how to read moments. He wants to learn and I like that: I hope he will be on the bench with me already tomorrow”.

Little can be said about Ribery’s career that hasn’t already been said. In his more than 20 years as a professional, the Frenchman has gone through teams like Bayern Munich, Galatasaray, OM or Fiorentina; and he went on to become one of the best attackers on the planet.