With, among other nine German championships and the Champions League title 2013, Franck Ribéry was becoming an absolute club legend at FC Bayern. As the Frenchman now revealed, he could have switched to equal European top clubs over the years.
In the interview with the Italian Championss direction “TuttoChampions”, the now 39-year-old counted where it could have overcome him everywhere. “Mourinho wanted to get me to Real Madrid, but Bayern did not let me go. Barcelona and Juventus also called me,” said Ribéry in conversation with the newspaper.
Three years after his Bayern farewellewell in the summer of 2019, the Munich club icon continues to be active on the ball, is currently under contract at the Italian first division club US Salernitana. Despite several injury breaks, the wing player already brought it to 19 league missions. But he still waits for a first goal of the season for the relegation threatened club.
US Salernana is currently in the last place in the series A, the descent can only be prevented theoretically.
Ribéry clearly introduces: “I do not regret anything, but am proud”
Incidentally, in its best years in the jersey of Bayern in the 2010er years, it had never been to the debate to leave the club towards Spanish La League or Italian Series A.
“I regret nothing, but I’m proud to have been twelve years with a huge club like Bavaria. There I won everything and was allowed to write important chapters of the history of the club,” said Ribéry, who has been a special relationship to the former Bavaria for many years Manager and president Uli Hoeneß maintains.
Overall, Franck Ribéry ran 273 times in the Bundesliga for Bayern and achieved 86 hits.