Franck Ribery is out of the World Cup 4 years ago

Franck Ribery is out of the World Cup

Franck Ribery has suffered a back injury in training and is now out of the World Cup.

France's World Cup hopes were dealt a massive blow when it was confirmed that arguably their most high-profile player, Franck Ribery has been ruled out of the tournament following a back injury suffered in training.

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The FFR released a statement saying: "An MRI scan confirmed the sudden worsening of his condition and led the medical staff to conclude his inability to train and play."

France have called up Remy Cabella from Montpellier in his place.