Franck Ribéry's Sports Injuries

Type of Sport: Soccer

Franck Ribéry's Sports Injuries Table

Type Area Date Consequences Content How It Happened Recovery Duration Rehabilitation Details Impact On Career Psychological Impact Previous Injuries Return To Competition Severity Treatment Medical Staff Long Term Impact Preventive Measures Competition Missed Initial Symptoms Re Injury Risk Support System Rehabilitation Location
Fractures Face (right side) 1985-04-06 Permanent scars on his face At the age of two, Franck Ribéry was involved in a car accident that resulted in over 100 stitches to his face, leaving him with permanent scars. Car accident Several months Multiple surgeries and stitches None, happened before his professional career It made him mentally stronger and more determined None Not applicable Severe Surgical intervention and stitches Local hospital staff Permanent facial scars None Not applicable Severe facial lacerations None Family Local hospital
Fractures Rib 2017-12-01 Missed several weeks Ribéry fractured a rib during a Bundesliga match against Hannover 96. Collision during a match 6-8 weeks Rest and gradual return to physical activity Minor, short-term absence Concern about physical vulnerability Thigh strain in 2015, hamstring strain in 2016 2018-01-20 Moderate Rest and pain management Bayern Munich medical team None None Several Bundesliga matches Severe pain and difficulty breathing Low Team and family Bayern Munich training facilities
Sprains Ankle (left) 2014-03-28 Missed several games Ribéry sprained his left ankle in a Bundesliga match against Hoffenheim. Tackle during a match 2-3 weeks Physical therapy and rest Minor, short-term absence Frustration due to missing important matches None 2014-04-19 Moderate Rest, ice, compression, elevation (RICE) Bayern Munich medical team None Strengthening exercises for the ankle Several Bundesliga matches Pain, swelling, and limited mobility Moderate Team and family Bayern Munich training facilities
Sprains Ankle (right) 2019-04-19 Missed several games Ribéry sprained his right ankle in a Bundesliga match against Werder Bremen. Tackle during a match 2-3 weeks Physical therapy and rest Minor, short-term absence Frustration due to missing important matches Left ankle sprain in 2014 2019-05-11 Moderate Rest, ice, compression, elevation (RICE) Bayern Munich medical team None Strengthening exercises for the ankle Several Bundesliga matches Pain, swelling, and limited mobility Moderate Team and family Bayern Munich training facilities
Strains Hamstring (left) 2016-09-23 Missed several games Ribéry strained his left hamstring during a Bundesliga match against Hamburg. Sudden sprint during a match 4-6 weeks Rest, physical therapy, and gradual return to training Minor, short-term absence Frustration due to recurring muscle injuries Thigh strain in 2015 2016-11-05 Moderate Rest, physical therapy Bayern Munich medical team None Proper conditioning and stretching Several Bundesliga matches Sharp pain in the hamstring Moderate Team and family Bayern Munich training facilities
Strains Hamstring (right) 2018-10-05 Missed several games Ribéry strained his right hamstring during a Bundesliga match against Borussia Mönchengladbach. Sudden sprint during a match 3-4 weeks Rest, physical therapy, and gradual return to training Minor, short-term absence Frustration due to recurring muscle injuries Left hamstring strain in 2016 2018-11-03 Moderate Rest, physical therapy Bayern Munich medical team None Proper conditioning and stretching Several Bundesliga matches Sharp pain in the hamstring Moderate Team and family Bayern Munich training facilities
Strains Thigh (right) 2015-10-16 Missed a few weeks of action Ribéry suffered a thigh strain during a training session with Bayern Munich. Overexertion during training 3-4 weeks Rest and gradual return to training Minor, short-term absence Disappointment due to missing training and matches Ankle sprain in 2014 2015-11-14 Moderate Rest, physical therapy Bayern Munich medical team None Proper warm-up and conditioning Several Bundesliga matches Sharp pain in the thigh Moderate Team and family Bayern Munich training facilities