Former legendary player of Bayern, Franck Ribéry does not want a loser between France and Germany on Tuesday (9 p.m.) at the Euro. In his column at Kicker, he explains to the Mannschaft how to deal with the Blues.
His twelve years (2007-2019) with the Bayern Munich jersey deeply marked Franck Ribéry. To the point that the current Fiorentina player will be torn between his country of birth and that of adoption, Tuesday (9 p.m.) during the Euro clash between France and Germany at the Euro.
“Play smart and be well organized”
“Two hearts beat in my chest for this duel, confides the 38-year-old in a column to Kicker. I have loved Germany since my twelve years at FC Bayern, but I am and will remain French. That is why I would prefer a 0-0 draw. Let’s say a 1-1 so the fans can see the goals, or a 5-5. “
He took the opportunity to give his opinion on how to bypass the device of the Blues. “Against France, you have to play smart and be well organized, he explains. But by that, I don’t mean just playing defensively and choosing the pass back. No, the team must be tall and compact. , but avoid slight losses of the ball. “
“Karim is very happy to be back”
He also salivates from the association between Karim Benzema and Kylian Mbappé. “Karim can be very important, he is a great striker of his generation, he explains. And I know that Karim is very happy to finally be back in the France team to come back.”
He concludes by warning the men of Didier Deschamps against the ghosts Mats Hummels but especially Thomas Müller, Ribery’s former partner at Bayern. “For me, no player embodies German football as much as he does, he explains. Thomas is important for the image of this team. He has won so many titles at the highest level, brings a wealth of experience , can lead his colleagues and is always a positive. His return to the national team is therefore deserved and a stroke of luck for Germany. “