Ribery injures himself during training

Updated: 24 July 2011 23:08 IST

France winger Franck Ribery injured his left ankle during a preseason training session with Bayern Munich on Sunday, but the club said he wasn't seriously hurt and faces only a one-week break.

Ribery injures himself during training
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France winger Franck Ribery injured his left ankle during a preseason training session with Bayern Munich on Sunday, but the club said he wasn't seriously hurt and faces only a one-week break.

Ribery said he was "very afraid" at first and feared that he had torn ligaments in the ankle. But an examination by club doctor Hans-Wilhelm Mueller-Wohlfahrt found that the injury was less serious than initially feared.

Ribery will miss preseason matches this week but may be able to play in Bayern's first-round German Cup match at second-division Eintracht Braunschweig on Aug. 1, the club said.

Bayern plays its first Bundesliga match of the season on Aug. 7, when it hosts Borussia Moenchengladbach.

The 28-year-old Ribery has played for Bayern since 2007.

Topics : Football France Bayern Munchen Xavier Hernandez Creus Lionel Andres Messi Arjen Robben Patrice Evra Jaume Domenech Sanchez Franck Ribery
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