Franck Ribery retires from French international duty
Berlin: French winger Franck Ribery has announced his retirement from international football, he said in an interview with the German magazine Kicker.
Bayern Munich`s Ribery, 31, the winner of the 2013 UEFA European Player of the Year award, has won 80 caps for France since his international debut in 2006.
He joined Bayern from Marseille in 2007 for a then club record fee of EUR25 million ($33 million), and has won four Bundesliga titles and one Champions League crown with the Bavarian club.
Ribery has also adopted the name Bilal Yusuf Mohammed since his conversion to Islam in 2006.