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“Pour mon pote” Franck Ribery and his shirt by groundsman

 

The writing on Franck Ribery’s shirt reads simply,

“For my friend Hicham and Mr. Gilardi”. 

It wasn’t the ostentasious celebration Sepp Blatter had been looking to stamp out when he made shirt removal a bookable offense, but nonetheless- it was a yellow card.  For those who’d like to know, Gilardi was a French television football commentator.  He died the night before the France-England friendly, and the French team wore black armbands in his memory.

No, I don’t know who Hicham is- possibly a personal Morrocan friend of Ribery?

[Photo: AP]

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Hicham was a friend of ribery who died too in the previous days 😉

Comment by a

Ah ha! Cheers, thanks for the clarification. Somber time for Ribery though, good gracious.

Comment by groundsman

que bien que ribery les hace este homenaje.

gran post

Comment by surforever

Gracias!

Comment by groundsman

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