FIFA World Cup 2014: Franck Ribery Will Not be Going to Brazil to Play in France-Germany Clash
Updated: 02 July 2014 11:05 IST
Franck Ribery, ruled out of the World Cup after a recurrence of a back injury on the eve of the finals, had been invited to join the French squad along with two injured players originally due to travel to Brazil, Steve Mandanda and Clement Grenier.
France's national football team midfielder Franck Ribery and France's head coach Didier Deschamps pose for a team group photo at the French national football team's training base in Clairefontaine-en-Yvelines, outside Paris, on June 6, 2014, during France's national football team's preparation for the FIFA 2014 World Cup in Brazil. © AFP
Ribeirao Preto, Brazil: