Ribéry apologizes for insults to TV expert

Ribéry apologizes for insults to TV expert

Franck Ribéry from Bayern Munich has apologized for his misstep after the Dortmund game at the French TV staff Patrick Guillou. "Of course it was wrong what I did. It is always difficult after a game because I was very emotional. I said sorry to Patrick, also to his family, "said Ribéry in a short video on the website of the German football champion.

After the 2: 3 defeat of Bayern at Borussia Dortmund last Saturday Ribéry had angepfbelt the adviser of beIN Sports France. The station spoke of "insulting statements to Patrick Guillou", this was also physically attacked.

Guillou was on Wednesday in a conversation in Munich, in which Ribéry apologized. "That's good that he came to Munich. We talked for a long time about the situation that happened after the Dortmund match, "said Ribéry. "The meeting was important to him and me."

No Bambi for Ribéry

Consequences for the player, the incident will still have – although no civil law. Ribéry should have gotten a Bambi, but the jury decided a few days before the gala. "Arjen Robben and Franck Ribéry were originally to receive a Bambi for their outstanding performance as one of the most creative players in the Bundesliga," said Hubert Burda Media on Thursday.

Now they have decided against the award ceremony. "We can not accept such behavior towards representatives of the media as a journalistic house. We are sorry that a great athlete like Arjen Robben is affected by this decision. "The Bambi will be awarded on Friday for the 70th time in Berlin.


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